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Table T9_2_1_5-2c

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_2_1_5.2c
People who received a hospital inpatient discharge in the calendar year,a by family income,b United States, 2009
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
65 and over18.10.722.11.922.21.518.71.413.51.3
RaceWhite, single race6.
Black, single race8.10.410.
Asian, single race3.
AI/AN, single race11.22.1DSUDSU16.83.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races8.01.615.13.0DSUDSUDSUDSU11.32.4
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races6.
  Non-Hispanic, White6.90.310.
  Non-Hispanic, Black8.00.410.
Hispanic, all races5.
Education,c age 18 and overLess than high school9.00.512.30.810.
High school graduate9.20.414.
At least some college7.
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed4.
Not employed11.10.613.50.912.
Health insurance, ages 0–64Any private4.
Public only12.20.613.80.912.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only17.
Medicare and private18.
Medicare and other public23.
Residence locationdMetropolitan6.
  Large central metro5.
  Large fringe metro7.
  Medium metro6.
  Small metro7.00.611.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish6.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good5.
Activity limitations,d age 18 and overBasic activities16.80.921.
Complex activities21.11.323.82.322.
Neither basic nor complex activities5.
U.S. bornYes6.

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population using five age groups: 0–17, 18–44, 45–64, 65–74, and 75 and over.

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 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.

d 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_2_1_5-2c: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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