Table 12_1_10-3c

2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 12_1_10.3c
Children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers always spent enough time with them, by family income,a United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
RaceWhite, single race71.
Black, single race73.
Asian, single race58.95.3********
NHOPI, single race**********
AI/AN, single race**********
Multiple races75.63.6********
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races73.
Non-Hispanic, White73.71.367.63.770.
Non-Hispanic, Black73.
Hispanic, all races63.81.860.
Health insuranceAny private73.
Public only67.11.663.62.369.72.469.63.8**
Residence locationbMetropolitan71.
  Large central metro70.51.764.02.966.82.974.
  Large fringe metro72.01.659.85.470.
  Medium metro73.
  Small metro71.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish73.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good71.

a Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, over 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 For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

* - 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; CSHCN: children with special health care needs; SE: standard error.

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


Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 12_1_10-3c: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.