Table 14_1_12-5a

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_12.5a
Rating of 0–6 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 4.940.374.700.446.090.78DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Age0–54.350.574.860.703.230.85DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
6–175.290.424.610.477.651.02DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale5.270.554.830.637.141.13DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female4.590.444.580.535.020.88DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomeaNegative/poor7.861.188.621.597.151.68DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low6.510.746.540.947.131.53DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle4.650.694.230.806.101.48DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High2.710.452.620.50DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private3.580.393.430.434.500.99DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only7.260.727.130.897.641.34DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured9.262.53DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan4.630.384.300.456.110.82DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro4.780.504.070.626.881.08DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro3.570.643.600.71DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro5.600.935.241.10DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro5.131.254.941.38DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan6.621.066.751.21DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan7.271.338.001.53DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish4.810.414.480.496.010.79DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU7.12.1
Other5.620.836.000.94DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good4.590.374.450.455.340.72DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU7.02.1
Fair/poor18.663.0816.233.26DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes7.810.946.621.0412.642.06DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No4.010.354.030.433.990.71DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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_12-5a: 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_12-5a.html