Table 12_1_10-4c

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_10.4c
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 family income,a United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
RaceWhite, single race20.
Black, single race19.01.817.12.919.23.419.73.521.54.8
Asian, single race32.84.9********
NHOPI, single race**********
AI/AN, single race**********
Multiple races15.43.0********
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races20.30.919.
Non-Hispanic, White20.
Non-Hispanic, Black18.71.917.52.918.73.519.63.519.94.7
Hispanic, all races23.21.525.82.725.02.520.73.517.93.6
Health insuranceAny private20.
Public only21.31.422.81.921.**
Residence locationbMetropolitan20.90.921.61.922.01.820.81.720.11.6
  Large central metro21.51.521.82.624.42.618.62.922.03.0
  Large fringe metro22.21.627.84.419.
  Medium metro17.61.613.42.821.63.618.82.716.53.1
  Small metro22.42.629.76.617.84.921.74.622.54.2
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish19.70.918.61.819.71.820.51.619.51.5
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good20.60.920.71.821.61.520.81.519.91.5

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_10-4c: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.