Table 12_1_4-4a

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_4.4a
Children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers usually listened carefully, by race, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalSingle raceMultiple races
WhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/AN
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total19.50.819.61.016.41.625.94.0****22.83.6
Age0–519.01.318.51.516.92.6******21.44.8
6–1719.81.020.21.116.21.722.64.8****23.84.7
GenderMale19.61.019.51.216.21.924.14.9****25.34.8
Female19.51.019.61.216.72.227.45.5****20.04.2
Family incomeaNegative/poor22.01.824.22.219.22.8********
Near poor/low19.51.520.41.911.42.3********
Middle19.11.419.21.617.43.2********
High18.61.417.61.417.74.7********
Health insuranceAny private18.51.018.41.113.82.328.04.8****21.94.8
Public only21.41.422.31.518.52.6******23.65.4
Uninsured21.53.022.63.6**********
Residence locationbMetropolitan19.00.919.01.115.81.525.84.0****23.24.1
  Large central metro20.11.621.12.212.71.929.05.6******
  Large fringe metro18.21.417.31.521.14.3********
  Medium metro18.21.818.42.017.33.7********
  Small metro19.72.219.72.417.04.5********
Nonmetropolitan22.22.122.32.3**********
  Micropolitan22.22.223.22.613.03.4********
  Noncore22.24.120.94.2**********
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish18.40.918.51.016.01.624.45.4****21.93.6
Other27.02.126.42.4**27.65.6******
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good19.20.819.31.016.21.725.23.9****21.93.6
Fair/poor28.13.627.94.4**********
CSHCNYes22.31.521.61.817.92.8********
No18.50.918.81.015.91.824.64.2****15.13.4

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_4-4a: 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_4-4a.html