Table 12_1_12-3a

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_12.3a
Rating of 9–10 on a scale from 0 to 10 of health care for children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months, by race, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalSingle raceMultiple races
WhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/AN
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total67.80.869.01.067.82.057.65.1****51.34.9
Age0–569.61.271.41.569.92.9******45.85.6
6–1766.81.067.61.266.82.360.86.2****55.46.9
GenderMale66.71.068.11.266.42.456.85.8****45.86.2
Female69.01.170.01.369.32.758.26.0****57.25.7
Family incomeaNegative/poor63.71.964.02.365.03.0********
Near poor/low64.41.764.91.968.63.7********
Middle69.51.569.91.767.83.5********
High70.51.772.41.972.24.9********
Health insuranceAny private69.31.169.81.373.42.661.65.8****52.28.0
Public only64.71.466.81.563.42.8******51.56.2
Uninsured65.43.969.14.3**********
Residence locationbMetropolitan68.20.969.31.068.12.257.55.1****53.35.6
  Large central metro68.41.569.71.971.92.355.07.8******
  Large fringe metro68.81.870.42.162.15.9********
  Medium metro68.21.869.12.166.36.0********
  Small metro65.43.465.34.165.27.1********
Nonmetropolitan65.72.367.22.465.34.3********
  Micropolitan64.32.566.32.7**********
  Noncore68.13.968.84.2**********
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish68.60.969.51.168.32.068.56.6****52.55.1
Other62.82.266.22.1**45.86.2******
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good68.50.869.51.068.72.058.45.1****52.84.8
Fair/poor47.94.650.65.5**********
CSHCNYes61.71.764.91.954.53.5********
No69.70.970.31.172.72.357.85.5****57.85.1

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: 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_12-3a: 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_12-3a.html