Table 13_1_4-5c

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_4.5c
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 family income,a United States, 2006
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 7.120.687.641.3610.131.707.361.294.701.15
Age0–57.041.037.132.0811.682.78DSUDSUDSUDSU
6–177.170.888.131.838.972.168.781.69DSUDSU
GenderMale7.760.997.831.707.932.168.792.026.561.74
Female6.370.957.381.9012.932.615.871.63DSUDSU
RaceWhite, single race6.690.736.211.279.731.836.921.355.121.27
Black, single race8.901.74DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Asian, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races7.210.778.361.779.332.048.001.474.901.24
Non-Hispanic, White6.550.856.401.687.932.237.351.565.381.39
Non-Hispanic, Black9.101.82DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Hispanic, all races6.681.15DSUDSU12.552.88DSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private6.250.80DSUDSU10.162.596.981.314.741.20
Public only9.731.328.361.6111.102.17DSUDSUDSUDSU
UninsuredDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan6.620.707.051.5510.821.946.701.334.011.07
  Large central metro8.111.34DSUDSU13.573.568.082.39DSUDSU
  Large fringe metro3.591.00DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro8.871.5511.653.04DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metroDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan9.832.089.672.62DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan10.192.65DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish6.750.717.291.479.861.907.061.314.481.17
Other10.792.38DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good7.080.707.391.4410.421.767.211.324.741.19
Fair/poor7.922.27DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes7.871.299.222.37DSUDSU10.942.71DSUDSU
No6.670.836.961.7610.822.005.511.475.261.50

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_4-5c: 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_4-5c.html