Table 14_1_12-4b

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_12.4b
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 ethnicity, United States, 2006
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 27.30.926.81.026.51.225.01.829.51.8
Age0–527.21.326.61.524.71.827.73.229.52.8
6–1727.41.227.01.327.61.623.52.229.42.0
GenderMale28.31.127.81.227.21.426.52.330.52.2
Female26.31.125.81.325.91.623.42.428.52.2
Family incomeaNegative/poor23.71.423.11.823.72.620.92.625.12.2
Near poor/low29.21.730.22.229.12.729.23.926.62.2
Middle29.61.727.61.826.22.229.73.539.13.8
High25.91.726.11.826.61.918.84.923.05.4
Health insuranceAny private27.01.226.71.226.31.424.82.729.53.4
Public only28.31.327.61.628.12.124.62.529.72.0
Uninsured26.23.725.25.1DSUDSUDSUDSU28.04.8
Residence locationbMetropolitan27.41.026.81.226.91.423.91.930.01.9
  Large central metro26.61.624.92.024.82.923.02.730.52.3
  Large fringe metro26.81.826.22.025.42.325.93.830.85.3
  Medium metro28.72.429.12.529.32.923.75.226.64.6
  Small metro29.22.428.92.730.43.225.06.031.43.9
Nonmetropolitan26.61.926.91.924.92.033.96.322.74.1
  Micropolitan27.22.427.52.425.82.629.38.323.95.2
  Noncore25.53.325.93.523.33.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish26.81.026.61.026.61.224.51.828.62.4
Other30.82.232.54.6DSUDSUDSUDSU30.32.5
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good27.10.926.51.026.31.224.41.829.61.8
Fair/poor36.54.241.25.1DSUDSUDSUDSU25.36.0
CSHCNYes32.71.832.92.034.02.528.63.131.53.2
No25.71.024.81.123.91.323.92.029.32.0

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_12-4b: 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_12-4b.html