Table 14_1_12-5b

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_12.5b
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 ethnicity, United States, 2006
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 4.940.374.720.434.350.536.180.795.900.69
Age0–54.350.573.830.674.260.863.330.886.361.03
6–175.290.425.240.474.410.537.731.045.550.84
GenderMale5.270.555.230.654.630.777.271.155.450.81
Female4.590.444.190.474.060.615.050.916.331.03
Family incomeaNegative/poor7.861.188.741.6010.532.577.301.755.831.15
Near poor/low6.510.746.080.896.031.237.161.567.541.45
Middle4.650.694.470.793.890.946.271.525.551.33
High2.710.452.710.492.610.55DSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private3.580.393.540.423.350.484.571.003.860.90
Public only7.260.727.190.966.871.407.741.397.401.00
Uninsured9.262.53DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan4.630.384.320.443.770.556.210.855.850.71
  Large central metro4.780.504.560.603.130.776.991.095.290.83
  Large fringe metro3.570.643.500.693.480.77DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro5.600.935.261.124.771.38DSUDSU7.401.70
  Small metro5.131.254.091.20DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan6.621.066.631.126.781.30DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan7.271.337.301.428.141.68DSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish4.810.414.690.454.300.546.090.815.871.00
Other5.620.83DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU5.920.93
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good4.590.374.400.434.150.535.450.755.460.67
Fair/poor18.663.0819.533.76DSUDSUDSUDSU16.564.53
CSHCNYes7.810.947.771.066.371.1912.612.088.091.63
No4.010.353.630.403.530.524.100.735.500.70

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_12-5b: 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_12-5b.html