Table 13_1_2-3b

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_2.3b
Children who had an appointment for routine health care in the last 12 months who always got appointments as soon as wanted, by ethnicity, United States, 2006
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 70.21.071.01.072.01.266.32.266.02.0
Age0–570.81.572.21.674.41.862.73.965.22.7
6–1769.71.270.31.370.61.568.32.266.62.3
GenderMale70.31.371.41.472.41.565.32.864.82.5
Female70.01.170.61.371.51.567.32.767.22.5
Family incomeaNegative/poor65.02.065.82.264.73.063.83.563.33.4
Near poor/low69.81.870.32.471.62.864.94.168.33.0
Middle71.81.673.21.774.41.967.03.863.93.9
High71.41.771.51.871.92.072.04.770.95.9
Health insuranceAny private72.01.172.21.272.51.471.52.769.83.4
Public only66.61.767.82.170.32.662.43.363.72.4
Uninsured66.34.068.65.3DSUDSUDSUDSU60.95.2
Residence locationbMetropolitan69.81.170.81.272.21.465.02.465.42.1
  Large central metro67.71.769.42.170.12.864.93.263.62.6
  Large fringe metro73.91.973.92.175.22.267.04.573.94.2
  Medium metro67.12.568.12.569.62.761.36.861.85.8
  Small metro70.02.971.42.972.63.4DSUDSU60.58.2
Nonmetropolitan72.22.272.02.471.22.777.15.174.25.1
  Micropolitan71.32.970.93.270.33.5DSUDSU75.25.8
  Noncore73.83.074.03.172.73.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish70.91.071.21.172.11.266.92.168.32.8
Other64.12.665.45.9DSUDSUDSUDSU63.62.7
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good70.31.071.21.172.21.266.42.266.02.0
Fair/poor64.14.563.45.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes65.11.765.31.965.12.265.63.363.64.2
No72.01.173.31.174.81.366.82.466.42.2

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: 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_2-3b: 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_2-3b.html