Table 13_1_2-3a

2009 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 13_1_2.3a
Children who had an appointment for routine health care in the last 12 months who always got appointments as soon as wanted, by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 70.21.070.71.166.12.370.75.2DSUDSUDSUDSU71.04.4
Age0–570.81.572.11.662.63.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU75.45.0
6–1769.71.269.71.368.22.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU67.05.9
GenderMale70.31.370.81.464.92.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU67.76.2
Female70.01.170.51.367.32.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU74.65.3
Family incomeaNegative/poor65.02.063.62.464.03.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low69.81.870.72.064.24.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle71.81.672.41.867.44.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High71.41.771.81.971.44.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private72.01.172.11.371.52.768.06.2DSUDSUDSUDSU76.55.3
Public only66.61.767.31.962.43.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU63.76.8
Uninsured66.34.067.14.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan69.81.170.51.264.92.470.45.3DSUDSUDSUDSU72.04.8
  Large central metro67.71.767.11.965.23.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro73.91.974.91.967.04.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro67.12.568.72.659.97.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro70.02.970.53.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan72.22.271.22.577.05.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan71.32.970.63.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore73.83.072.43.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish70.91.071.61.166.82.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU70.84.5
Other64.12.663.72.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good70.31.070.81.166.22.370.65.2DSUDSUDSUDSU71.44.4
Fair/poor64.14.564.54.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes65.11.765.02.065.33.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No72.01.172.71.266.82.474.25.3DSUDSUDSUDSU72.84.5

a Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, 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.

DSU - 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 March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 13_1_2-3a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/13_timeliness/T13_1_2-3a.html