Table 12_1_12-3b

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_12.3b
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 ethnicity, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total67.80.868.00.969.21.268.02.066.91.8
Age0–569.61.270.31.572.71.870.53.066.72.2
6–1766.81.066.71.167.41.466.72.367.12.4
GenderMale66.71.067.11.268.61.466.12.565.02.5
Female69.01.169.01.370.01.569.72.769.01.8
Family incomeaNegative/poor63.71.961.92.460.73.564.83.167.62.9
Near poor/low64.41.764.72.165.32.669.63.763.62.4
Middle69.51.569.11.769.42.068.13.672.33.9
High70.51.771.11.772.61.971.75.063.46.9
Health insuranceAny private69.31.169.51.269.71.473.32.668.23.5
Public only64.71.463.91.866.72.463.82.966.61.9
Uninsured65.43.966.34.771.95.6**63.05.5
Residence locationbMetropolitan68.20.968.51.069.71.368.32.267.01.9
  Large central metro68.41.569.52.071.33.272.52.365.92.5
  Large fringe metro68.81.868.61.970.42.361.56.070.84.1
  Medium metro68.21.868.21.969.02.266.25.967.84.1
  Small metro65.43.465.73.666.04.564.97.163.47.2
Nonmetropolitan65.72.365.62.467.12.665.34.366.46.8
  Micropolitan64.32.564.12.666.12.8**66.48.3
  Noncore68.13.968.24.168.94.4****
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish68.60.968.70.969.41.268.42.067.82.9
Other62.82.253.65.3****66.12.2
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good68.50.868.60.969.71.268.82.167.91.8
Fair/poor47.94.649.75.5******
CSHCNYes61.71.762.21.865.12.155.03.558.34.9
No69.70.970.01.170.71.372.72.368.61.7

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_12-3b: 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_12-3b.html