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Table T9_1_4_2-1

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_2.1
People who were unable to get or delayed in getting needed medical care in the last 12 months, United States, 2002–2009
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
65 and over3.
RaceWhite, single race5.
Black, single race3.
Asian, single race2.
AI/AN, single race4.81.2DSUDSU5.
Multiple races5.
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races5.
  Non-Hispanic, White5.
  Non-Hispanic, Black3.
Hispanic, all races4.
Family incomeaNegative/poor7.
Near poor/low6.
EducationbLess than high school6.
High school graduate6.
At least some college5.
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed5.
Not employed9.
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private3.
Public only5.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only3.
Medicare and private3.
Medicare and other public5.
Residence locationcMetropolitan4.
  Large central metro4.
  Large fringe metro4.
  Medium metro4.
  Small metro6.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish5.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good4.
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities12.50.811.40.710.40.712.90.713.10.713.20.712.00.712.90.8
Complex activities14.
Neither basic nor complex activities4.
U.S. bornYes4.

a 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.

b 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.

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

DNC - Data were not collected.

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_2-1: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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