Table 14_1_12-3b

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_12.3b
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 ethnicity, United States, 2006
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 67.71.068.41.169.11.368.81.964.61.8
Age0–568.51.469.61.571.01.968.93.164.22.8
6–1767.31.267.81.468.01.668.72.365.02.0
GenderMale66.41.266.91.468.21.666.22.364.12.3
Female69.11.270.01.370.11.671.52.565.22.3
Family incomeaNegative/poor68.41.768.22.165.73.071.83.269.12.6
Near poor/low64.31.863.72.364.93.063.74.065.82.7
Middle65.81.967.92.069.92.464.03.955.33.9
High71.41.871.21.870.72.079.15.074.35.7
Health insuranceAny private69.51.269.81.370.41.570.62.866.73.5
Public only64.51.465.21.765.02.167.72.762.92.2
Uninsured64.64.263.95.8DSUDSUDSUDSU66.05.3
Residence locationbMetropolitan67.91.168.91.269.31.569.92.064.21.9
  Large central metro68.61.770.62.172.13.070.02.864.22.3
  Large fringe metro69.61.970.32.071.22.471.14.065.25.2
  Medium metro65.72.565.72.665.92.968.45.966.04.7
  Small metro65.62.467.02.766.03.168.15.557.25.2
Nonmetropolitan66.82.166.42.168.32.360.16.470.85.3
  Micropolitan65.62.565.22.466.02.666.98.269.16.6
  Noncore69.13.868.73.972.34.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish68.31.068.71.169.11.369.41.965.52.6
Other63.62.262.94.9DSUDSUDSUDSU63.82.5
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good68.31.069.11.169.61.370.21.964.91.8
Fair/poor44.84.139.34.9DSUDSUDSUDSU58.17.1
CSHCNYes59.51.959.42.159.72.458.83.760.43.5
No70.31.071.61.172.51.372.02.165.22.0

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_12-3b: 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_12-3b.html