Table 12_1_7-3c

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_7.3c
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers always showed respect for what they had to say, by family income,a United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total61.20.557.21.659.11.360.31.063.50.8
Age18–4458.20.853.82.354.02.156.31.362.71.4
45–6461.60.957.22.756.12.660.21.863.91.1
65 and over67.31.166.23.268.32.270.72.164.11.8
GenderMale61.30.855.52.558.61.958.61.564.61.1
Female61.20.658.01.859.41.661.51.162.51.0
RaceWhite, single race61.10.655.71.858.71.459.91.163.40.8
Black, single race65.61.560.63.162.92.767.72.569.02.9
Asian, single race55.83.1****53.76.256.13.6
NHOPI, single race**********
AI/AN, single race**********
Multiple races54.24.3********
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races61.40.656.91.758.51.560.51.163.70.8
Non-Hispanic, White61.30.655.52.157.91.760.11.263.70.8
Non-Hispanic, Black65.61.659.93.162.82.767.52.669.93.1
Hispanic59.51.658.73.162.12.057.92.959.23.8
EducationbLess than high school61.91.257.82.464.42.062.22.463.02.9
High school graduate61.90.956.62.759.12.062.31.364.61.4
At least some college60.80.757.03.154.62.558.31.563.10.9
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed60.60.757.62.553.71.858.21.263.81.0
Not employed56.71.153.02.257.02.356.42.360.32.4
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private61.30.660.83.255.82.258.81.263.60.9
Public only55.71.655.02.257.32.655.24.5**
Uninsured51.21.947.73.449.42.951.12.958.55.4
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only67.02.261.36.765.83.969.44.167.44.3
Medicare and private67.51.566.45.370.93.272.02.363.52.1
Medicare and other public67.63.371.54.666.74.4****
Residence locationcMetropolitan61.20.656.11.759.01.560.01.163.60.8
  Large central metro60.21.056.82.755.02.458.32.164.21.3
  Large fringe metro63.01.153.34.067.32.961.52.264.31.6
  Medium metro61.71.157.62.959.72.761.31.863.51.8
  Small metro58.21.654.85.056.14.057.43.660.01.8
Nonmetropolitan61.51.461.63.559.52.761.62.162.52.2
  Micropolitan60.91.960.44.959.93.759.42.762.52.8
  Noncore62.61.963.54.358.83.865.03.362.23.9
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish61.60.657.51.759.31.560.61.163.70.8
Other56.72.254.74.057.62.756.73.856.85.6
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good62.50.658.51.859.91.561.51.064.50.8
Fair/poor54.11.354.32.656.62.453.72.351.72.5
Activity limitationscBasic activities58.21.357.52.558.12.259.12.357.82.8
Complex activities53.11.652.12.855.92.652.73.051.33.3
Neither basic nor complex activities62.20.658.11.959.21.660.81.164.40.8

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 Less than high school refers to fewer than 12 years of education; high school graduate, 12 years of education; and at least some college, more than 12 years of education.

c 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; 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_7-3c: 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_7-3c.html