Table 13_1_2-4a

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_2.4a
Children who had an appointment for routine health care in the last 12 months who usually got appointments as soon as wanted, by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 22.90.922.61.026.02.023.84.7DSUDSUDSUDSU18.94.0
Age0–522.51.421.81.428.73.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU15.54.0
6–1723.01.023.21.224.51.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU22.05.5
GenderMale22.51.122.51.227.02.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU21.05.3
Female23.21.122.81.225.02.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU16.64.8
Family incomeaNegative/poor25.41.927.22.425.63.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low22.21.722.01.924.43.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle21.71.421.41.629.43.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High23.01.522.31.824.24.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private22.31.122.21.222.62.126.95.6DSUDSUDSUDSU17.55.0
Public only23.61.523.51.727.43.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU20.04.9
Uninsured25.93.724.14.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan23.11.022.71.126.82.224.14.7DSUDSUDSUDSU17.54.3
  Large central metro24.51.625.41.825.52.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro20.71.619.91.726.53.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro25.32.224.62.330.66.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro21.12.619.63.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan21.42.122.42.419.14.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan21.72.922.43.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore20.72.922.33.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish22.20.922.01.125.21.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU18.84.1
Other27.92.527.52.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good22.80.922.61.026.12.023.84.7DSUDSUDSUDSU19.34.1
Fair/poor23.14.024.54.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes26.81.628.11.923.62.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No21.51.020.81.126.52.323.75.2DSUDSUDSUDSU18.94.1

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_2-4a: 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_2-4a.html