Table 12_1_4-5c

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_4.5c
Children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never listened carefully, by family income,a United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total5.50.48.71.07.40.95.70.82.30.4
Age0–55.80.68.51.28.21.45.61.22.50.7
6–175.30.48.81.26.91.15.70.92.30.6
GenderMale6.00.69.01.58.91.36.41.12.40.6
Female4.90.58.41.15.91.15.00.92.20.6
RaceWhite, single race5.30.48.31.28.11.25.70.82.30.5
Black, single race5.60.99.61.86.11.8****
Asian, single race**********
NHOPI, single race**********
AI/AN, single race**********
Multiple races**********
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races5.00.49.51.37.21.05.00.92.20.5
Non-Hispanic, White4.70.49.62.08.11.54.80.82.20.5
Non-Hispanic, Black5.60.99.81.86.11.8****
Hispanic, all races7.60.96.81.38.11.59.81.9**
Health insuranceAny private4.20.4**8.31.55.00.91.90.4
Public only8.10.88.81.06.41.010.52.5**
Uninsured7.22.0********
Residence locationbMetropolitan5.60.49.31.17.21.06.00.92.50.5
  Large central metro6.00.77.21.07.21.56.51.9**
  Large fringe metro4.10.6****4.51.3**
  Medium metro7.30.911.22.38.02.08.61.8**
  Small metro4.41.1********
Nonmetropolitan5.10.96.21.68.72.2****
  Micropolitan5.21.1********
  Noncore5.11.4********
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish5.10.48.91.27.71.15.30.91.90.4
Other8.11.18.01.56.61.48.92.1**
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good5.50.48.61.07.30.95.70.82.40.4
Fair/poor6.61.7********
CSHCNYes6.00.611.01.89.51.84.91.1**
No5.30.58.01.16.60.96.01.02.50.5

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_4-5c: 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_4-5c.html