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Table T9_1_4_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 9_1_4_1.2d
People who were unable to get or delayed in getting needed medical care, dental care, or prescription medicines in the last 12 months, by education,a United States, 2009
  TotalaLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 13.20.415.60.914.10.611.80.5
65 and over10.40.810.91.310.
RaceWhite, single race13.40.516.
Black, single race13.30.814.81.611.
Asian, single race7.
Multiple races17.12.5DSUDSU21.54.515.33.4
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races13.40.517.
  Non-Hispanic, White13.80.518.81.315.20.811.90.6
  Non-Hispanic, Black13.10.814.51.711.
Hispanic, all races11.80.811.
Family incomebNegative/poor21.
Near poor/low18.60.917.41.418.
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed12.10.415.
Not employed19.30.919.01.521.91.417.11.2
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private9.90.510.
Public only24.61.321.11.725.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only11.
Medicare and private9.
Medicare and other public13.
Residence locationcMetropolitan13.00.515.40.914.20.611.70.6
  Large central metro13.20.713.81.314.
  Large fringe metro12.00.616.71.813.10.910.30.7
  Medium metro13.
  Small metro14.50.815.91.916.81.612.31.4
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish13.50.517.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good11.20.412.70.911.70.610.60.5
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities25.
Complex activities30.21.628.
Neither basic nor complex activities11.10.413.10.811.60.510.30.5
U.S. bornYes13.50.517.

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.

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 T9_1_4_1-2d: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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