Table 14_1_10-4a

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 14_1_10.4a
Children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers usually spent enough time with them, by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 21.70.921.
Family incomeaNegative/poor19.21.520.21.917.22.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low23.61.723.
Health insuranceAny private21.
Public only21.31.322.21.418.82.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU22.15.3
Residence locationbMetropolitan22.10.922.
  Large central metro22.51.623.
  Large fringe metro19.11.619.91.913.92.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro24.81.723.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish20.90.921.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good21.70.921.

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 14_1_10-4a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.