Table 13_1_2-4c

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_2.4c
Children who had an appointment for routine health care in the last 12 months who usually got appointments as soon as wanted, by family income,a United States, 2006
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 22.90.925.41.922.21.721.71.423.01.5
Age0–522.51.425.12.825.32.621.52.320.12.6
6–1723.01.025.72.120.12.021.91.824.61.9
GenderMale22.51.123.42.625.02.222.92.020.31.7
Female23.21.127.62.119.32.020.51.725.72.1
RaceWhite, single race22.61.027.22.422.01.921.41.622.31.8
Black, single race26.02.025.63.224.43.529.43.724.24.2
Asian, single race23.84.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races18.94.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races22.21.023.72.122.42.220.61.523.01.6
Non-Hispanic, White21.71.124.43.122.52.619.91.722.31.8
Non-Hispanic, Black25.82.025.83.223.53.529.63.623.74.2
Hispanic, all races25.81.929.53.421.62.627.93.823.15.5
Health insuranceAny private22.31.123.24.022.32.921.41.623.01.5
Public only23.61.525.82.220.82.222.93.4DSUDSU
Uninsured25.93.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan23.11.026.72.423.31.922.51.622.01.5
  Large central metro24.51.629.13.023.63.825.12.721.52.8
  Large fringe metro20.71.625.64.517.13.218.52.421.92.6
  Medium metro25.32.225.35.827.73.625.83.522.93.5
  Small metro21.12.622.85.324.04.3DSUDSU22.33.7
Nonmetropolitan21.42.120.82.817.13.618.13.532.86.2
  Micropolitan21.72.922.13.415.33.721.35.0DSUDSU
  Noncore20.72.918.65.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish22.20.923.72.122.12.020.61.523.11.6
Other27.92.532.24.022.63.333.45.0DSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good22.80.925.92.022.11.721.71.522.81.5
Fair/poor23.14.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes26.81.625.62.724.83.125.42.829.92.9
No21.51.025.12.321.51.720.31.620.81.7

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_2-4c: 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_2-4c.html