Table 14_1_12-3c

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_12.3c
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 family income,a United States, 2006
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 67.71.068.41.764.31.865.81.971.41.8
Age0–568.51.469.42.364.32.767.42.771.62.5
6–1767.31.267.62.264.32.364.92.371.32.1
GenderMale66.41.266.72.362.32.365.02.570.22.2
Female69.11.270.22.066.42.266.52.172.62.2
RaceWhite, single race68.21.167.02.165.32.167.52.271.01.9
Black, single race68.21.971.63.163.03.962.73.979.24.9
Asian, single race62.94.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races60.04.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races68.41.168.22.163.72.367.92.071.21.8
Non-Hispanic, White69.11.365.73.064.93.069.92.470.72.0
Non-Hispanic, Black68.81.971.83.263.74.064.03.979.15.0
Hispanic, all races64.61.869.12.665.82.755.33.974.35.7
Health insuranceAny private69.51.272.44.063.93.368.22.071.61.8
Public only64.51.468.11.964.12.255.73.6DSUDSU
Uninsured64.64.261.29.168.66.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan67.91.168.92.064.12.065.72.171.61.9
  Large central metro68.61.767.32.966.93.464.73.474.93.0
  Large fringe metro69.61.971.75.169.44.069.43.669.32.9
  Medium metro65.72.566.53.462.84.261.64.373.04.1
  Small metro65.62.475.65.251.45.168.74.569.15.5
Nonmetropolitan66.82.166.73.965.34.566.23.969.65.6
  Micropolitan65.62.564.15.165.75.260.45.2DSUDSU
  Noncore69.13.871.65.9DSUDSU75.35.9DSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish68.31.067.91.964.72.166.91.971.71.8
Other63.62.270.72.963.33.155.55.1DSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good68.31.069.11.765.01.966.11.972.11.8
Fair/poor44.84.154.66.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes59.51.960.13.453.43.458.63.463.73.3
No70.31.070.81.968.01.968.11.973.62.0

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: 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_12-3c: 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_12-3c.html