Table 12_1_10-4a

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_10.4a
Children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers usually spent enough time with them, by race, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalSingle raceMultiple races
WhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/AN
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total20.80.820.81.019.01.832.84.9****15.43.0
Age0–520.81.219.81.420.53.1******22.75.5
6–1720.81.021.41.218.21.726.55.3****9.92.8
GenderMale21.51.121.41.219.62.334.06.5****16.73.9
Female20.11.020.21.218.42.231.85.7****14.03.9
Family incomeaNegative/poor21.51.722.92.017.12.9********
Near poor/low21.61.522.51.919.23.4********
Middle20.81.520.81.719.73.5********
High19.91.419.11.621.54.8********
Health insuranceAny private20.41.020.11.218.82.232.55.8******
Public only21.31.422.41.618.22.7******21.45.3
Uninsured23.82.923.03.3**********
Residence locationbMetropolitan20.90.921.01.118.31.632.94.9****14.63.3
  Large central metro21.51.521.81.815.92.241.07.9******
  Large fringe metro22.21.621.71.823.73.6********
  Medium metro17.61.617.92.017.53.9********
  Small metro22.42.623.93.2**********
Nonmetropolitan20.21.919.91.8**********
  Micropolitan21.12.022.42.4**********
  Noncore18.43.415.42.5**********
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish19.70.919.81.118.51.833.27.1****14.73.0
Other28.11.827.42.2**32.46.1******
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good20.60.920.61.019.41.932.34.8****13.63.0
Fair/poor25.73.428.14.4**********
CSHCNYes23.11.422.91.721.02.8********
No19.90.920.01.118.01.931.35.4****12.53.1

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_10-4a: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/12_patientcenteredness/T12_1_10-4a.html