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Table T6_2_1_1-2d

2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

This appendix provides detailed data tables for all measures analyzed for the 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. Tables are included for measures discussed in the main text of the reports as well as for other measures that were examined but not included in the main text.
Table 6_2_1_1.2d
People with a usual source of care who usually asks about prescription medications and treatments from other doctors, by education,a United States, 2009
  TotalaLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 80.60.778.
65 and over78.
RaceWhite, single race80.50.878.71.478.20.982.30.9
Black, single race83.
Asian, single race77.72.471.04.980.63.778.12.6
Multiple races73.03.9DSUDSUDSUDSU75.55.3
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races80.60.777.71.478.70.982.30.9
  Non-Hispanic, White80.50.877.31.778.
  Non-Hispanic, Black83.
Hispanic, all races80.
Family incomebNegative/poor78.
Near poor/low79.
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed81.20.978.51.779.
Not employed80.60.979.11.779.31.582.81.2
Health insurance, ages 0–64Any private81.80.881.11.980.
Public only77.01.676.02.678.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only79.01.577.92.677.02.581.82.4
Medicare and private79.51.777.
Medicare and other public76.82.782.12.966.46.6DSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan80.60.879.
  Large central metro80.
  Large fringe metro80.
  Medium metro79.51.879.62.876.71.981.02.3
  Small metro83.41.382.72.880.01.985.91.9
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish80.70.778.11.378.60.982.40.8
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good80.50.778.71.378.70.981.90.9
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities78.
Complex activities77.41.376.82.675.52.379.82.1
Neither basic nor complex activities81.20.778.81.379.
U.S. bornYes80.90.778.21.378.90.982.80.9

a Persons age 18 and over. Less than high school refers to fewer than 12 years of education; high school graduate, 12 years of education; and at least some college, more than 12 years of education. Denominator includes persons with a usual source of care, excluding missing values.

b Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; middle, 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and high, 400 percent of the poverty line and over.

c For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T6_2_1_1-2d: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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