Table 12_1_7-4c

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_7.4c
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers usually showed respect for what they had to say, by family income,a United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total31.30.530.81.331.61.231.50.931.10.7
Age18–4433.30.833.72.135.71.934.11.331.61.2
45–6431.00.829.72.432.52.431.41.630.71.1
65 and over27.31.124.72.925.12.125.22.131.11.7
GenderMale31.10.830.52.233.11.831.81.430.21.0
Female31.40.530.91.630.61.431.31.131.90.9
RaceWhite, single race31.90.533.31.632.51.332.31.131.30.7
Black, single race24.51.323.52.326.32.623.82.124.92.4
Asian, single race34.92.7****33.75.436.33.5
NHOPI, single race**********
AI/AN, single race**********
Multiple races36.74.2********
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races31.10.530.91.531.61.331.41.030.90.7
Non-Hispanic, White31.80.633.81.832.71.632.21.231.10.8
Non-Hispanic, Black24.41.424.12.326.12.623.82.224.02.6
Hispanic32.81.730.12.831.52.232.92.835.73.8
EducationbLess than high school27.71.228.62.226.01.828.52.227.73.1
High school graduate30.30.830.12.332.41.829.01.230.51.4
At least some college33.00.735.22.835.62.534.61.631.70.8
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed32.00.630.32.336.01.732.61.131.00.8
Not employed33.01.133.72.031.52.134.62.431.92.3
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private31.90.631.13.134.62.032.51.131.10.8
Public only32.31.331.81.831.32.334.03.8**
Uninsured35.41.934.73.238.02.936.83.129.95.2
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only26.01.924.54.927.33.525.83.925.23.4
Medicare and private28.71.428.65.024.73.125.22.332.62.1
Medicare and other public22.32.919.43.922.54.2****
Residence locationcMetropolitan31.40.531.21.532.11.431.81.131.00.8
  Large central metro31.51.026.82.236.52.332.62.230.21.2
  Large fringe metro30.31.033.63.725.02.529.81.831.11.4
  Medium metro31.31.134.82.731.12.532.11.730.11.8
  Small metro34.51.536.05.532.44.034.22.835.21.9
Nonmetropolitan30.61.329.33.129.52.330.52.031.81.9
  Micropolitan30.91.730.04.427.93.131.32.732.22.5
  Noncore30.11.828.04.331.73.029.43.030.73.1
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish31.00.530.21.430.81.331.21.031.10.7
Other34.52.235.13.636.62.835.03.530.85.3
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good30.90.530.71.531.71.431.41.030.50.7
Fair/poor33.21.231.02.331.12.232.52.138.42.7
Activity limitationscBasic activities30.81.129.02.331.11.928.02.234.92.6
Complex activities33.01.432.52.630.12.533.72.936.23.2
Neither basic nor complex activities31.30.631.61.832.21.532.11.030.50.7

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_7-4c: 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_7-4c.html