Table 12_1_4-5b

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_4.5b
Children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never listened carefully, by ethnicity, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total5.50.45.00.44.70.45.60.97.60.9
Age0–55.80.65.10.74.80.85.81.38.61.3
6–175.30.45.00.54.70.55.40.96.91.0
GenderMale6.00.65.70.65.50.75.61.27.61.1
Female4.90.54.40.53.90.65.61.07.61.1
Family incomeaNegative/poor8.71.09.51.39.62.09.81.86.81.3
Near poor/low7.40.97.21.08.11.56.11.88.11.5
Middle5.70.85.00.94.80.8**9.81.9
High2.30.42.20.52.20.5****
Health insuranceAny private4.20.44.00.54.00.4**6.31.4
Public only8.10.87.71.07.81.47.51.48.81.1
Uninsured7.22.0********
Residence locationbMetropolitan5.60.45.00.54.70.55.40.97.80.9
  Large central metro6.00.75.60.94.81.05.31.27.01.1
  Large fringe metro4.10.63.70.73.70.8**7.92.2
  Medium metro7.30.96.81.06.51.1**10.42.4
  Small metro4.41.13.91.1******
Nonmetropolitan5.10.95.10.95.01.0****
  Micropolitan5.21.15.21.15.01.1****
  Noncore5.11.45.01.4******
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish5.10.44.90.44.60.45.50.97.41.3
Other8.11.1******7.91.1
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good5.50.45.00.44.70.55.50.97.60.9
Fair/poor6.61.76.21.8******
CSHCNYes6.00.65.70.75.00.87.91.88.01.8
No5.30.54.80.54.60.54.61.07.60.9

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: 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_4-5b: 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_4-5b.html