Table 12_1_4-3b

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_4.3b
Children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers always listened carefully, by ethnicity, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total75.00.976.51.077.01.278.21.967.91.8
Age0–575.21.377.21.578.41.977.72.667.72.5
6–1774.91.176.21.276.21.478.52.168.02.2
GenderMale74.41.175.61.376.11.678.72.368.82.2
Female75.61.177.41.277.91.477.82.266.92.3
Family incomeaNegative/poor69.32.070.62.469.13.471.03.566.42.7
Near poor/low73.11.775.62.174.32.982.72.666.63.1
Middle75.21.676.61.776.72.080.23.466.63.7
High79.11.479.31.580.11.782.64.476.84.1
Health insuranceAny private77.21.178.01.278.01.383.72.570.13.2
Public only70.51.572.21.972.02.673.92.967.12.1
Uninsured71.33.474.84.076.85.1**60.96.0
Residence locationbMetropolitan75.41.077.31.177.91.379.11.767.51.9
  Large central metro73.91.877.52.178.53.382.22.565.22.3
  Large fringe metro77.71.678.51.779.31.976.74.271.63.5
  Medium metro74.52.075.42.175.82.474.84.669.35.8
  Small metro76.02.476.92.477.42.974.74.270.06.5
Nonmetropolitan72.62.472.62.572.72.870.78.373.04.6
  Micropolitan72.62.472.02.671.23.077.66.777.95.4
  Noncore72.74.773.74.875.25.1****
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish76.41.076.71.076.81.378.71.974.22.3
Other64.92.272.14.3****62.32.5
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good75.30.976.71.077.11.378.61.968.71.8
Fair/poor65.34.070.34.5******
CSHCNYes71.71.672.51.773.82.274.43.465.73.6
No76.11.078.01.178.21.379.81.868.31.8

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_4-3b: 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_4-3b.html