Table 12_1_8-4b

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_8.4b
Children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers usually showed respect for what they or their parents had to say, by ethnicity, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total15.70.715.00.814.70.913.11.619.11.6
Age0–516.31.115.71.314.81.513.82.518.82.1
6–1715.40.814.60.914.61.112.71.519.32.1
GenderMale16.10.915.41.014.91.213.42.119.02.2
Female15.30.814.50.914.41.112.81.719.31.8
Family incomeaNegative/poor18.31.716.52.016.02.918.43.022.52.5
Near poor/low16.91.415.41.716.42.39.62.120.82.5
Middle15.51.315.11.415.31.69.92.617.93.6
High13.71.314.01.413.11.412.83.7**
Health insuranceAny private15.10.914.91.014.61.011.12.116.82.7
Public only16.91.215.31.514.71.815.22.420.31.8
Uninsured16.42.813.93.116.24.3**23.55.5
Residence locationbMetropolitan15.40.814.40.814.01.112.31.419.71.7
  Large central metro17.11.414.91.613.02.111.42.122.52.3
  Large fringe metro14.81.414.41.513.91.716.13.618.33.7
  Medium metro13.71.413.41.314.01.7**15.14.2
  Small metro15.52.315.82.616.53.0****
Nonmetropolitan17.21.617.71.717.61.9**12.23.4
  Micropolitan16.11.916.62.017.42.3****
  Noncore19.23.219.63.318.03.2****
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish14.50.714.80.814.80.912.71.611.61.7
Other23.71.917.73.0****25.82.3
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good15.40.714.70.814.40.913.01.618.71.7
Fair/poor24.13.522.54.0******
CSHCNYes19.31.319.01.419.31.815.02.621.32.9
No14.60.813.60.913.11.012.31.618.71.8

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 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_8-4b: 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_8-4b.html