Table 14_1_10-4b

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_10.4b
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 ethnicity, United States, 2006
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 21.70.921.01.021.01.219.31.624.51.6
Age0–521.01.320.51.520.51.919.02.723.22.1
6–1722.11.121.41.221.41.419.41.925.51.9
GenderMale21.61.120.81.320.91.518.52.025.52.3
Female21.71.021.31.221.11.420.11.923.51.9
Family incomeaNegative/poor19.21.516.51.715.72.417.12.625.32.7
Near poor/low23.61.724.02.224.32.922.83.522.62.4
Middle21.81.520.81.620.41.921.62.826.43.3
High21.71.621.71.621.81.814.23.222.75.0
Health insuranceAny private21.71.121.61.221.41.419.42.322.22.8
Public only21.31.319.41.619.82.018.52.225.21.8
Uninsured23.93.320.44.4DSUDSUDSUDSU30.84.9
Residence locationbMetropolitan22.10.921.41.121.71.318.71.724.61.7
  Large central metro22.51.621.22.121.13.017.72.225.52.3
  Large fringe metro19.11.619.61.820.62.213.63.016.02.9
  Medium metro24.81.724.01.723.32.027.05.429.14.6
  Small metro23.52.921.93.122.13.2DSUDSU32.95.1
Nonmetropolitan19.32.219.12.418.42.823.95.722.54.8
  Micropolitan17.52.217.12.416.22.8DSUDSU21.45.3
  Noncore22.84.422.64.622.35.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish20.90.920.71.021.01.219.11.622.72.3
Other27.22.030.14.5DSUDSUDSUDSU26.22.2
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good21.70.921.01.020.91.219.41.625.01.6
Fair/poor19.93.823.44.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes25.21.725.31.927.22.319.32.324.83.0
No20.60.919.71.018.91.219.41.824.41.8

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: 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_10-4b: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/14_patientcenteredness/T14_1_10-4b.html