Table 13_1_2-5c

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_2.5c
Children who had an appointment for routine health care in the last 12 months who sometimes or never got appointments as soon as wanted, by family income,a United States, 2006
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 6.990.449.550.998.040.846.480.765.580.73
Age0–56.610.6010.461.508.011.405.151.014.460.95
6–177.230.568.721.288.061.097.200.966.200.97
GenderMale7.180.599.991.537.491.196.440.996.241.02
Female6.800.509.081.188.611.086.520.974.920.96
RaceWhite, single race6.710.509.221.307.310.976.240.885.870.83
Black, single race7.881.0510.391.8511.462.483.270.90DSUDSU
Asian, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races10.072.58DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races6.740.4910.521.307.271.096.160.845.540.77
Non-Hispanic, White6.310.5610.891.985.851.285.680.935.840.88
Non-Hispanic, Black7.921.0810.411.8711.562.553.360.92DSUDSU
Hispanic, all races8.190.927.191.3010.061.598.232.04DSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private5.690.519.442.696.731.495.020.805.670.77
Public only9.830.809.271.069.431.2112.822.76DSUDSU
Uninsured7.871.98DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan7.090.499.901.248.651.006.840.875.290.75
  Large central metro7.820.7211.291.8510.011.546.331.195.631.39
  Large fringe metro5.400.8612.753.71DSUDSU6.431.803.700.88
  Medium metro7.531.198.151.759.592.577.232.08DSUDSU
  Small metro8.881.85DSUDSU9.972.76DSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan6.400.978.261.485.301.45DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan6.911.2210.332.095.221.53DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore5.441.48DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish6.860.479.961.168.501.025.950.805.590.76
Other8.021.047.931.726.361.3411.713.15DSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good6.840.449.120.987.730.876.400.755.650.74
Fair/poor12.733.11DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes8.150.9012.042.009.041.857.011.566.761.42
No6.530.488.821.157.680.926.160.845.050.86

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_2-5c: 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_2-5c.html