Table 12_1_10-5c

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_10.5c
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 family income,a United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
RaceWhite, single race7.60.613.01.610.
Black, single race8.****
Asian, single race8.32.2********
NHOPI, single race**********
AI/AN, single race**********
Multiple races**********
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races6.50.513.
Non-Hispanic, White6.10.612.
Non-Hispanic, Black8.****
Hispanic, all races12.**
Health insuranceAny private5.80.612.
Public only11.60.913.**
Residence locationbMetropolitan7.40.514.
  Large central metro8.00.814.**
  Large fringe metro5.90.912.43.4**6.81.8**
  Medium metro9.**
  Small metro5.81.7********
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish7.00.513.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good7.60.513.

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_10-5c: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.