Table 12_1_4-4b

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_4.4b
Children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers usually listened carefully, by ethnicity, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total19.50.818.50.918.31.116.21.724.51.7
Age0–519.01.317.81.416.81.716.52.723.72.4
6–1719.81.018.81.019.11.216.11.725.02.1
GenderMale19.61.018.71.118.41.415.81.923.62.1
Female19.51.018.21.118.21.316.62.225.42.3
Family incomeaNegative/poor22.01.819.92.121.33.119.22.926.82.7
Near poor/low19.51.517.31.817.62.311.32.325.23.0
Middle19.11.418.41.518.51.817.63.223.63.5
High18.61.418.51.417.71.516.34.319.14.0
Health insuranceAny private18.51.018.01.017.91.213.22.223.63.0
Public only21.41.420.11.620.22.018.72.724.02.0
Uninsured21.53.017.43.417.24.3**33.55.8
Residence locationbMetropolitan19.00.917.71.017.41.215.51.524.71.8
  Large central metro20.11.616.91.916.72.912.61.927.82.3
  Large fringe metro18.21.417.91.517.01.720.24.220.63.0
  Medium metro18.21.817.81.917.72.117.63.820.34.8
  Small metro19.72.219.22.319.52.617.14.522.94.3
Nonmetropolitan22.22.122.32.222.32.4**21.54.5
  Micropolitan22.22.222.82.423.92.813.03.417.05.0
  Noncore22.24.121.44.119.74.3****
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish18.40.918.40.918.61.115.71.618.42.0
Other27.02.119.33.3****29.92.5
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good19.20.818.30.918.21.115.91.723.71.7
Fair/poor28.13.623.64.0******
CSHCNYes22.31.521.81.721.22.117.72.826.33.2
No18.50.917.21.017.11.115.61.824.11.8

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_4-4b: 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_4-4b.html