Table 12_1_4-5a

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_4.5a
Children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never listened carefully, by race, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalSingle raceMultiple races
WhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/AN
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total5.50.45.30.45.60.9********
Age0–55.80.65.70.75.81.3********
6–175.30.45.10.55.50.9********
GenderMale6.00.66.00.65.71.2********
Female4.90.54.70.55.51.0********
Family incomeaNegative/poor8.71.08.31.29.61.8********
Near poor/low7.40.98.11.26.11.8********
Middle5.70.85.70.8**********
High2.30.42.30.5**********
Health insuranceAny private4.20.44.30.4**********
Public only8.10.88.20.97.41.4********
Uninsured7.22.0************
Residence locationbMetropolitan5.60.45.40.45.40.8********
  Large central metro6.00.75.70.85.41.2********
  Large fringe metro4.10.64.30.8**********
  Medium metro7.30.97.11.0**********
  Small metro4.41.13.91.1**********
Nonmetropolitan5.10.95.11.0**********
  Micropolitan5.21.15.11.1**********
  Noncore5.11.4************
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish5.10.44.90.45.60.9********
Other8.11.18.31.2**********
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good5.50.45.30.45.50.9********
Fair/poor6.61.7************
CSHCNYes6.00.65.50.78.11.8********
No5.30.55.30.54.60.9********

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_4-5a: 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_4-5a.html