Table 13_1_4-5a

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_4.5a
Children who needed care right away for an illness, injury, or condition in the last 12 months who sometimes or never got care as soon as wanted, by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 7.120.686.690.738.901.74DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Age0–57.041.036.411.13DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
6–177.170.886.870.968.362.18DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale7.760.997.271.027.892.32DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female6.370.956.011.1010.162.47DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomeaNegative/poor7.641.366.211.27DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low10.131.709.731.83DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle7.361.296.921.35DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High4.701.155.121.27DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private6.250.806.070.918.082.35DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only9.731.329.281.4710.082.54DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
UninsuredDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan6.620.705.940.738.711.82DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro8.111.346.571.369.222.54DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro3.591.00DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro8.871.558.221.73DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metroDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan9.832.0810.492.30DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan10.192.6510.822.94DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish6.750.716.350.789.061.77DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Other10.792.389.982.26DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good7.080.706.700.768.751.87DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fair/poor7.922.27DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes7.871.297.151.3610.062.88DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No6.670.836.440.958.382.06DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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_4-5a: 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_4-5a.html