Table 13_1_2-3c

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_2.3c
Children who had an appointment for routine health care in the last 12 months who always got appointments as soon as wanted, by family income,a United States, 2006
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 70.21.065.02.069.81.871.81.671.41.7
Age0–570.81.564.42.966.72.973.42.575.52.9
6–1769.71.265.62.371.82.170.91.969.22.1
GenderMale70.31.366.62.967.52.470.62.173.52.0
Female70.01.163.32.272.12.273.01.869.42.3
RaceWhite, single race70.71.163.62.470.72.072.41.871.81.9
Black, single race66.12.364.03.564.24.167.44.071.44.7
Asian, single race70.75.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races71.04.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races71.01.065.82.270.32.473.21.771.51.8
Non-Hispanic, White72.01.264.73.071.62.874.41.971.92.0
Non-Hispanic, Black66.32.263.83.564.94.167.03.872.04.7
Hispanic, all races66.02.063.33.468.33.063.93.970.95.9
Health insuranceAny private72.01.167.34.371.03.273.61.771.31.8
Public only66.61.764.92.369.82.464.24.0DSUDSU
Uninsured66.34.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan69.81.163.42.568.02.170.71.772.71.7
  Large central metro67.71.759.63.366.44.068.63.072.82.9
  Large fringe metro73.91.961.64.778.73.375.13.174.42.7
  Medium metro67.12.566.56.162.73.967.03.771.14.5
  Small metro70.02.972.55.866.04.875.35.567.25.3
Nonmetropolitan72.22.271.03.277.63.877.33.558.76.3
  Micropolitan71.32.967.63.979.54.474.04.9DSUDSU
  Noncore73.83.076.65.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish70.91.066.32.169.42.173.51.671.31.8
Other64.12.659.94.171.13.454.85.3DSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good70.31.065.02.170.21.971.91.671.51.7
Fair/poor64.14.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes65.11.762.33.266.23.167.63.163.33.0
No72.01.166.12.370.81.973.51.774.12.0

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_2-3c: 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_2-3c.html