Table 12_1_4-3a

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_4.3a
Children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers always listened carefully, by race, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalSingle raceMultiple races
WhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/AN
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total75.00.975.11.178.01.963.75.3****73.23.9
Age0–575.21.375.81.677.32.6******73.45.5
6–1774.91.174.71.278.32.165.07.1****73.04.9
GenderMale74.41.174.61.378.12.362.66.8****71.25.0
Female75.61.175.71.377.82.164.76.0****75.34.9
Family incomeaNegative/poor69.32.067.52.471.23.4********
Near poor/low73.11.771.52.282.52.6********
Middle75.21.675.21.880.23.3********
High79.11.480.11.680.94.7********
Health insuranceAny private77.21.177.31.282.92.663.76.5****78.14.8
Public only70.51.569.51.774.12.8******67.75.8
Uninsured71.33.471.74.0**********
Residence locationbMetropolitan75.41.075.61.278.81.763.85.3****72.24.4
  Large central metro73.91.873.22.381.92.457.67.3******
  Large fringe metro77.71.678.41.875.74.2********
  Medium metro74.52.074.52.475.34.5********
  Small metro76.02.476.42.874.94.1********
Nonmetropolitan72.62.472.52.670.78.3********
  Micropolitan72.62.471.82.877.66.7********
  Noncore72.74.773.95.0**********
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish76.41.076.61.178.41.962.98.4****73.94.0
Other64.92.265.22.5**64.65.4******
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good75.30.975.41.178.31.964.35.4****74.63.8
Fair/poor65.34.065.75.0**********
CSHCNYes71.71.673.01.974.03.4********
No76.11.075.91.179.51.865.95.8****80.54.0

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: 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_4-3a: 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_4-3a.html