Table 12_1_10-5b

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_10.5b
Children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never spent enough time with them, by ethnicity, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total7.70.56.50.56.10.68.01.112.91.1
Age0–58.30.86.60.96.41.17.21.615.11.6
6–177.30.66.50.66.00.78.41.211.31.1
GenderMale7.90.76.70.86.50.97.51.313.31.5
Female7.40.66.40.65.80.78.51.212.51.2
Family incomeaNegative/poor13.41.313.41.712.92.515.32.713.31.5
Near poor/low9.71.07.81.39.11.95.61.314.71.8
Middle7.40.86.50.96.31.0**12.82.4
High3.60.73.20.73.20.8****
Health insuranceAny private5.80.65.30.65.40.74.31.210.51.8
Public only11.60.910.41.19.31.511.61.714.21.3
Uninsured9.52.3******17.04.2
Residence locationbMetropolitan7.40.56.10.55.60.77.61.113.21.1
  Large central metro8.00.86.30.85.21.17.91.412.11.2
  Large fringe metro5.90.95.00.94.71.1**12.92.9
  Medium metro9.41.28.31.38.51.67.82.115.53.2
  Small metro5.81.7********
Nonmetropolitan9.01.58.91.58.61.7****
  Micropolitan7.61.57.71.66.71.7****
  Noncore11.62.611.02.611.93.0****
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish7.00.56.40.56.10.78.01.112.71.7
Other12.51.110.42.5****13.21.3
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good7.60.56.50.56.10.67.71.112.71.1
Fair/poor11.22.49.22.6******
CSHCNYes8.10.97.20.96.31.010.12.414.62.7
No7.60.56.40.66.10.77.20.912.61.1

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: 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_10-5b: 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_10-5b.html