Table 12_1_10-4b

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_10.4b
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 ethnicity, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total20.80.820.30.920.11.218.71.923.21.5
Age0–520.81.220.51.419.11.720.13.222.01.9
6–1720.81.020.21.020.71.318.01.724.11.9
GenderMale21.51.121.01.220.71.419.32.323.82.1
Female20.11.019.61.119.61.418.22.322.61.9
Family incomeaNegative/poor21.51.719.62.119.52.817.52.925.82.7
Near poor/low21.61.520.22.020.82.518.73.525.02.5
Middle20.81.520.81.620.81.819.63.520.73.5
High19.91.420.11.619.51.819.94.717.93.6
Health insuranceAny private20.41.020.31.120.11.318.12.221.22.7
Public only21.31.420.31.720.92.318.22.823.31.8
Uninsured23.82.920.13.716.94.3**34.04.9
Residence locationbMetropolitan20.90.920.31.020.21.417.91.723.61.6
  Large central metro21.51.519.91.919.12.815.92.225.32.2
  Large fringe metro22.21.621.91.721.52.022.23.824.53.4
  Medium metro17.61.617.41.717.42.017.84.018.94.1
  Small metro22.42.622.82.824.53.4**19.54.0
Nonmetropolitan20.21.920.32.019.91.9**18.75.0
  Micropolitan21.12.021.72.123.12.5****
  Noncore18.43.418.03.514.62.7****
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish19.70.920.11.020.41.218.21.916.01.7
Other28.11.824.03.9****29.62.3
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good20.60.920.21.019.91.219.11.922.91.6
Fair/poor25.73.424.04.0******
CSHCNYes23.11.423.41.523.41.920.82.921.32.7
No19.90.919.01.118.81.317.72.023.61.7

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: 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_10-4b: 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_10-4b.html