Table 12_1_12-5a

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_12.5a
Rating of 0–6 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
Total5.20.44.80.46.10.8********
Age0–54.90.54.70.64.91.1********
6–175.40.54.90.56.71.0********
GenderMale5.60.65.40.66.01.0********
Female4.80.44.20.56.21.1********
Family incomeaNegative/poor8.91.08.71.29.51.9********
Near poor/low7.50.97.61.25.11.3********
Middle4.90.64.80.7**********
High2.10.51.80.5**********
Health insuranceAny private3.60.43.60.43.20.9********
Public only8.80.88.01.08.61.4********
Uninsured6.71.7************
Residence locationbMetropolitan4.90.44.60.55.80.8********
  Large central metro5.90.75.40.86.41.4********
  Large fringe metro3.80.63.70.75.41.6********
  Medium metro4.60.84.40.94.61.3********
  Small metro5.01.4************
Nonmetropolitan7.31.26.31.1**********
  Micropolitan7.81.56.61.3**********
  Noncore6.51.8************
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish4.60.44.30.45.80.8********
Other9.11.28.41.2**********
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good5.00.44.70.45.40.8********
Fair/poor11.32.4************
CSHCNYes6.00.74.90.79.91.7********
No5.00.44.80.54.70.9********

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_12-5a: 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_12-5a.html