Table 13_1_4-4a

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_4.4a
Children who needed care right away for an illness, injury, or condition in the last 12 months who usually got care as soon as wanted, by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 15.51.215.41.317.82.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Age0–517.32.117.82.219.14.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
6–1714.31.513.91.717.02.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale15.51.614.51.721.03.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female15.51.416.61.613.83.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomeaNegative/poor20.13.022.23.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low19.82.620.73.319.34.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle10.61.59.41.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High15.52.316.12.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private12.91.313.11.512.33.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only20.72.321.12.622.84.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
UninsuredDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan15.21.315.51.516.82.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro16.21.917.92.415.13.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro10.42.110.52.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro17.23.517.03.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro21.64.020.24.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan17.12.715.42.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan18.53.316.93.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish14.31.113.81.317.92.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Other27.04.631.05.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good15.31.215.31.317.02.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fair/poor19.34.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes17.01.617.52.019.03.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No14.71.614.31.717.53.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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_4-4a: 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_4-4a.html