Table 12_1_12-5c

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_12.5c
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 family income,a United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total5.20.48.91.07.50.94.90.62.10.5
Age0–54.90.57.71.36.81.44.20.92.40.7
6–175.40.59.81.37.91.25.30.82.00.5
GenderMale5.60.69.21.38.01.35.41.0**
Female4.80.48.61.26.91.14.50.81.80.5
RaceWhite, single race4.80.48.71.27.61.24.80.71.80.5
Black, single race6.10.89.51.95.11.3****
Asian, single race**********
NHOPI, single race**********
AI/AN, single race**********
Multiple races**********
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races4.60.49.11.37.01.24.40.71.70.4
Non-Hispanic, White4.00.49.02.07.31.64.20.7**
Non-Hispanic, Black6.10.99.52.05.01.3****
Hispanic, all races8.20.98.51.28.61.67.92.1**
Health insuranceAny private3.60.4**7.61.54.30.71.70.4
Public only8.80.89.91.27.11.110.02.6**
Uninsured6.71.7********
Residence locationbMetropolitan4.90.48.41.06.91.04.80.72.00.5
  Large central metro5.90.79.21.47.21.55.71.4**
  Large fringe metro3.80.68.92.4**4.11.2**
  Medium metro4.60.87.72.1**5.01.4**
  Small metro5.01.4********
Nonmetropolitan7.31.210.92.610.12.7****
  Micropolitan7.81.5**13.13.9****
  Noncore6.51.8********
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish4.60.48.51.17.01.14.60.71.80.5
Other9.11.210.32.19.22.0****
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good5.00.48.71.07.00.94.80.62.10.5
Fair/poor11.32.4********
CSHCNYes6.00.710.61.89.11.96.01.4**
No5.00.48.31.17.11.04.60.72.40.6

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_12-5c: 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_12-5c.html