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
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total7.70.513.41.39.71.07.40.83.60.7
Age0–58.30.812.71.610.61.69.11.6**
6–177.30.613.91.69.21.16.50.93.90.9
GenderMale7.90.713.41.810.71.68.41.23.00.9
Female7.40.613.41.58.81.16.41.04.21.0
RaceWhite, single race7.60.613.01.610.81.37.40.93.70.9
Black, single race8.01.115.12.76.01.4****
Asian, single race8.32.2********
NHOPI, single race**********
AI/AN, single race**********
Multiple races**********
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races6.50.513.41.77.81.36.50.93.20.7
Non-Hispanic, White6.10.612.92.59.11.96.31.03.20.8
Non-Hispanic, Black8.01.115.32.75.61.3****
Hispanic, all races12.91.113.31.514.71.812.82.4**
Health insuranceAny private5.80.612.73.79.91.96.80.93.10.7
Public only11.60.913.61.49.21.212.42.8**
Uninsured9.52.3********
Residence locationbMetropolitan7.40.514.31.49.31.27.30.93.30.7
  Large central metro8.00.814.21.88.71.46.41.3**
  Large fringe metro5.90.912.43.4**6.81.8**
  Medium metro9.41.216.32.811.53.09.91.9**
  Small metro5.81.7********
Nonmetropolitan9.01.59.62.511.52.5****
  Micropolitan7.61.5**12.43.1****
  Noncore11.62.6********
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish7.00.513.31.69.01.26.80.93.30.8
Other12.51.114.01.712.31.712.83.0**
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good7.60.513.31.49.61.07.40.83.50.8
Fair/poor11.22.414.84.4******
CSHCNYes8.10.915.62.78.91.57.91.6**
No7.60.512.81.39.91.17.30.93.70.9

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. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/12_patientcenteredness/T12_1_10-5c.html