Table 12_1_12-5b

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_12.5b
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 ethnicity, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total5.20.44.60.44.00.46.10.98.20.9
Age0–54.90.53.80.53.40.65.11.29.21.4
6–175.40.55.00.54.30.56.61.07.41.0
GenderMale5.60.64.90.54.60.65.91.08.61.4
Female4.80.44.30.53.40.56.21.27.71.0
Family incomeaNegative/poor8.91.09.11.39.02.09.52.08.51.2
Near poor/low7.50.97.01.27.31.65.01.38.61.6
Middle4.90.64.40.74.20.7**7.92.1
High2.10.51.70.4******
Health insuranceAny private3.60.43.10.43.20.43.20.97.21.6
Public only8.80.89.11.08.11.58.61.58.31.1
Uninsured6.71.7********
Residence locationbMetropolitan4.90.44.10.43.50.55.70.88.01.0
  Large central metro5.90.74.80.83.30.96.31.48.61.2
  Large fringe metro3.80.63.60.63.50.85.41.6**
  Medium metro4.60.84.20.93.91.04.71.37.11.4
  Small metro5.01.43.61.0******
Nonmetropolitan7.31.27.01.26.11.2****
  Micropolitan7.81.57.71.56.71.4****
  Noncore6.51.8********
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish4.60.44.40.44.00.45.70.87.01.2
Other9.11.2******9.31.3
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good5.00.44.30.43.90.45.40.88.31.0
Fair/poor11.32.412.82.9******
CSHCNYes6.00.75.60.74.20.79.61.78.71.9
No5.00.44.30.44.00.54.80.98.01.0

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_12-5b: 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_12-5b.html