Table 14_1_12-4c

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_12.4c
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 family income,a United States, 2006
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 27.30.923.71.429.21.729.61.725.91.7
Age0–527.21.324.32.029.52.729.32.525.52.4
6–1727.41.223.21.929.02.029.72.226.12.0
GenderMale28.31.124.61.831.92.229.82.226.62.0
Female26.31.122.82.026.42.129.42.025.12.1
RaceWhite, single race27.11.124.31.828.21.928.32.026.41.9
Black, single race25.71.821.22.529.93.931.23.618.74.9
Asian, single race35.44.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races33.34.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races26.81.023.11.830.22.227.61.826.11.8
Non-Hispanic, White26.51.223.72.629.12.726.22.226.61.9
Non-Hispanic, Black25.01.820.92.629.23.929.73.518.84.9
Hispanic, all races29.51.825.12.226.62.239.13.823.05.4
Health insuranceAny private27.01.222.03.530.63.027.91.925.71.8
Public only28.31.324.11.629.12.237.13.4DSUDSU
Uninsured26.23.722.15.621.15.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan27.41.023.21.629.41.930.21.925.91.8
  Large central metro26.61.625.52.426.73.230.93.222.82.9
  Large fringe metro26.81.818.83.824.73.628.03.528.22.8
  Medium metro28.72.424.43.230.33.933.14.024.33.7
  Small metro29.22.418.63.941.65.626.54.227.55.7
Nonmetropolitan26.61.925.73.128.23.926.63.726.05.2
  Micropolitan27.22.424.83.928.94.632.15.5DSUDSU
  Noncore25.53.327.35.8DSUDSU18.04.3DSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish26.81.023.81.628.92.028.31.825.71.7
Other30.82.223.22.730.32.940.75.2DSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good27.10.923.91.528.81.829.31.725.51.7
Fair/poor36.54.220.34.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes32.71.827.23.037.83.134.13.331.33.1
No25.71.022.81.626.41.828.11.824.42.0

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_12-4c: 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_12-4c.html