Table 12_1_12-4a

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_12.4a
Rating of 7–8 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
Total27.00.826.21.026.11.836.94.7****40.44.7
Age0–525.51.223.91.525.22.8******46.35.7
6–1727.81.027.51.226.52.132.35.6****35.96.6
GenderMale27.70.926.51.127.72.337.85.1****47.36.5
Female26.21.125.81.324.52.336.25.8****32.75.1
Family incomeaNegative/poor27.41.627.32.225.62.3********
Near poor/low28.21.627.51.926.23.6********
Middle25.51.425.31.627.33.3********
High27.41.725.91.925.04.7********
Health insuranceAny private27.11.126.61.323.42.536.05.7****42.68.0
Public only26.51.225.21.428.02.5******34.35.3
Uninsured28.03.424.33.7**********
Residence locationbMetropolitan26.90.926.11.026.12.037.04.7****40.15.5
  Large central metro25.61.524.92.121.72.037.37.0******
  Large fringe metro27.41.825.92.032.55.1********
  Medium metro27.21.926.52.229.16.0********
  Small metro29.63.029.53.830.26.5********
Nonmetropolitan27.02.126.52.325.72.1********
  Micropolitan27.92.427.12.6**********
  Noncore25.43.425.53.7**********
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish26.80.826.31.026.01.829.46.4****40.54.9
Other28.12.125.42.1**45.15.6******
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good26.50.825.81.025.91.836.04.7****39.14.5
Fair/poor40.84.340.94.8**********
CSHCNYes32.31.630.21.835.63.5********
No25.30.924.91.122.71.936.45.0****33.84.5

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_12-4a: 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_12-4a.html