Table 14_1_12-3a

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_12.3a
Rating of 9–10 on a scale from 0 to 10 (best grade) of health care for children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months, by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 67.71.068.21.168.21.962.94.7DSUDSUDSUDSU60.04.6
Age0–568.51.469.51.668.53.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU57.06.4
6–1767.31.267.51.468.02.268.76.1DSUDSUDSUDSU62.86.1
GenderMale66.41.267.41.465.82.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU55.16.0
Female69.11.269.11.470.62.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU64.85.5
Family incomeaNegative/poor68.41.767.02.171.63.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low64.31.865.32.163.03.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle65.81.967.52.262.73.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High71.41.871.01.979.24.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private69.51.270.21.470.12.861.05.6DSUDSUDSUDSU60.16.6
Public only64.51.463.91.667.12.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU55.76.2
Uninsured64.64.264.34.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan67.91.168.21.369.12.063.04.7DSUDSUDSUDSU61.24.9
  Large central metro68.61.769.12.168.82.868.87.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro69.61.970.32.271.14.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro65.72.566.12.768.25.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro65.62.464.32.768.15.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan66.82.168.32.260.46.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan65.62.566.02.667.28.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore69.13.872.64.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish68.31.068.81.268.81.966.57.1DSUDSUDSUDSU61.04.4
Other63.62.264.82.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good68.31.068.71.169.61.962.84.7DSUDSUDSUDSU59.94.7
Fair/poor44.84.148.35.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes59.51.959.82.158.63.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No70.31.070.91.271.42.163.74.9DSUDSUDSUDSU60.35.3

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_12-3a: 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_12-3a.html