Table 14_1_12-4a

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_12.4a
Rating of 7–8 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 27.30.927.11.125.71.835.44.6DSUDSUDSUDSU33.34.4
Age0–527.21.325.71.628.23.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU41.26.4
6–1727.41.227.91.324.32.229.56.1DSUDSUDSUDSU25.75.2
GenderMale28.31.127.81.227.02.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU38.35.9
Female26.31.126.31.324.32.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU28.35.3
Family incomeaNegative/poor23.71.424.31.821.22.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low29.21.728.21.929.93.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle29.61.728.32.031.23.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High25.91.726.41.918.74.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private27.01.226.41.325.42.737.15.5DSUDSUDSUDSU35.66.6
Public only28.31.329.01.525.32.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU33.95.8
Uninsured26.23.725.84.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan27.41.027.51.224.81.935.34.7DSUDSUDSUDSU31.14.5
  Large central metro26.61.626.82.024.42.631.07.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro26.81.826.12.126.13.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro28.72.428.72.624.05.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro29.22.430.82.725.06.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan26.61.924.92.033.76.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan27.22.426.02.529.08.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore25.53.323.03.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish26.81.026.71.125.21.833.37.1DSUDSUDSUDSU32.04.2
Other30.82.229.22.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good27.10.926.91.125.11.835.54.6DSUDSUDSUDSU33.14.5
Fair/poor36.54.235.55.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes32.71.833.62.128.83.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No25.71.025.11.224.62.034.54.7DSUDSUDSUDSU34.05.1

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_12-4a: 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_12-4a.html