Table 12_1_4-4c

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_4.4c
Children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers usually listened carefully, by family income,a United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total19.50.822.01.819.51.519.11.418.61.4
Age0–519.01.320.92.420.42.217.92.417.82.3
6–1719.81.022.82.019.01.819.71.619.01.6
GenderMale19.61.022.32.118.41.719.81.818.61.8
Female19.51.021.72.320.62.018.41.818.61.7
RaceWhite, single race19.61.024.22.220.41.919.21.617.61.4
Black, single race16.41.619.22.811.42.317.43.217.74.7
Asian, single race25.94.0********
NHOPI, single race**********
AI/AN, single race**********
Multiple races22.83.6********
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races18.50.919.92.117.31.818.41.518.51.4
Non-Hispanic, White18.31.121.33.117.62.318.51.817.71.5
Non-Hispanic, Black16.21.719.22.911.32.317.63.216.34.3
Hispanic, all races24.51.726.82.725.23.023.63.519.14.0
Health insuranceAny private18.51.013.02.819.02.419.21.618.41.4
Public only21.41.424.12.018.51.918.73.0**
Uninsured21.53.0**33.66.5****
Residence locationbMetropolitan19.00.921.61.919.31.818.81.517.91.4
  Large central metro20.11.623.72.721.22.816.92.320.33.1
  Large fringe metro18.21.421.54.615.93.319.42.417.32.2
  Medium metro18.21.818.53.419.33.318.23.017.33.3
  Small metro19.72.221.15.519.15.525.34.814.03.5
Nonmetropolitan22.22.123.44.620.22.720.73.326.84.8
  Micropolitan22.22.227.95.919.23.221.33.8**
  Noncore22.24.1**21.74.2****
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish18.40.920.42.016.71.718.71.418.21.4
Other27.02.128.33.229.13.623.24.6**
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good19.20.821.51.819.41.618.91.418.31.4
Fair/poor28.13.630.25.9******
CSHCNYes22.31.522.72.718.72.523.42.923.33.1
No18.50.921.62.019.71.717.51.517.21.4

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_4-4c: 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_4-4c.html