Table 12_1_12-3c

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_12.3c
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 family income,a United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total67.80.863.71.964.41.769.51.570.51.7
Age0–569.61.265.52.464.42.671.62.573.92.4
6–1766.81.062.32.264.32.168.41.868.82.1
GenderMale66.71.062.42.464.42.370.02.067.12.1
Female69.01.164.92.164.32.269.01.974.22.2
RaceWhite, single race69.01.064.02.364.91.969.91.772.41.9
Black, single race67.82.065.03.068.63.767.83.572.24.9
Asian, single race57.65.1********
NHOPI, single race**********
AI/AN, single race**********
Multiple races51.34.9********
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races68.00.961.92.464.72.169.11.771.11.7
Non-Hispanic, White69.21.260.73.565.32.669.42.072.61.9
Non-Hispanic, Black68.02.064.83.169.63.768.13.671.75.0
Hispanic, all races66.91.867.62.963.62.472.33.963.46.9
Health insuranceAny private69.31.167.15.161.32.970.31.871.11.8
Public only64.71.462.62.166.92.266.14.0**
Uninsured65.43.9**65.76.167.26.1**
Residence locationbMetropolitan68.20.964.02.063.42.070.21.671.01.8
  Large central metro68.41.564.12.964.42.870.12.873.13.5
  Large fringe metro68.81.860.55.966.24.169.03.771.42.8
  Medium metro68.21.864.53.560.44.670.62.972.74.1
  Small metro65.43.469.25.160.46.774.04.259.16.6
Nonmetropolitan65.72.362.33.868.53.166.24.264.85.5
  Micropolitan64.32.558.24.163.64.266.24.5**
  Noncore68.13.968.26.575.73.8****
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish68.60.964.02.165.12.069.51.671.51.8
Other62.82.263.13.761.73.069.55.1**
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good68.50.865.21.965.11.769.91.570.71.7
Fair/poor47.94.638.56.2******
CSHCNYes61.71.754.82.959.03.365.93.063.33.4
No69.70.966.42.266.41.870.81.872.41.7

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: 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_12-3c: 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_12-3c.html