Table 12_1_4-3c

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_4.3c
Children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers always listened carefully, by family income,a United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total75.00.969.32.073.11.775.21.679.11.4
Age0–575.21.370.72.571.42.576.42.679.72.3
6–1774.91.168.42.474.12.174.51.978.71.6
GenderMale74.41.168.72.472.72.273.82.079.01.8
Female75.61.170.02.473.52.176.61.979.21.8
RaceWhite, single race75.11.167.52.471.52.275.21.880.11.6
Black, single race78.01.971.23.482.52.680.23.380.94.7
Asian, single race63.75.3********
NHOPI, single race**********
AI/AN, single race**********
Multiple races73.23.9********
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races76.51.070.62.475.62.176.61.779.31.5
Non-Hispanic, White77.01.269.13.474.32.976.72.080.11.7
Non-Hispanic, Black78.21.971.03.582.72.680.23.482.64.4
Hispanic, all races67.91.866.42.766.63.166.63.776.84.1
Health insuranceAny private77.21.178.04.172.72.975.81.879.71.4
Public only70.51.567.12.175.12.170.83.8**
Uninsured71.33.4**56.96.8****
Residence locationbMetropolitan75.41.069.12.173.52.075.21.879.71.5
  Large central metro73.91.869.12.971.63.176.63.076.13.3
  Large fringe metro77.71.668.15.177.54.176.13.081.12.3
  Medium metro74.52.070.34.072.73.873.23.279.23.6
  Small metro76.02.467.84.674.66.371.45.185.63.4
Nonmetropolitan72.62.470.45.071.12.975.33.572.14.8
  Micropolitan72.62.466.76.071.04.274.53.9**
  Noncore72.74.775.67.871.44.1****
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish76.41.070.72.375.61.976.01.779.81.5
Other64.92.263.73.264.33.567.94.8**
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good75.30.969.92.073.21.875.41.679.41.4
Fair/poor65.34.060.26.1******
CSHCNYes71.71.666.33.171.83.071.83.074.73.1
No76.11.070.42.273.61.976.51.780.41.5

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_4-3c: 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_4-3c.html