Table 13_1_4-3a

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_4.3a
Children who needed care right away for an illness, injury, or condition in the last 12 months who always got care as soon as wanted, by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 77.41.477.91.573.32.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Age0–575.72.275.82.471.15.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
6–1778.51.779.21.974.63.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale76.81.878.31.971.14.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female78.11.777.41.976.04.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomeaNegative/poor72.23.271.63.770.45.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low70.13.069.63.568.46.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle82.01.883.71.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High79.82.478.72.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private80.81.580.81.779.73.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only69.62.669.62.967.24.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
UninsuredDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan78.21.578.61.774.52.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro75.72.275.52.775.63.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro86.02.385.82.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro74.04.074.84.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro73.34.474.34.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan73.13.274.23.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan71.44.072.24.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish78.91.379.91.473.03.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Other62.24.759.05.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good77.61.478.01.574.23.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fair/poor72.85.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes75.12.175.32.371.04.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No78.71.779.31.974.13.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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_4-3a: 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_4-3a.html