Table 14_1_12-5c

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_12.5c
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 family income,a United States, 2006
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 4.940.377.861.186.510.744.650.692.710.45
Age0–54.350.576.271.386.181.22DSUDSUDSUDSU
6–175.290.429.211.656.730.945.370.742.620.48
GenderMale5.270.558.681.525.850.895.201.123.130.76
Female4.590.447.021.367.201.094.100.692.280.48
RaceWhite, single race4.700.448.621.596.540.944.230.802.620.50
Black, single race6.090.787.151.687.131.536.101.48DSUDSU
Asian, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races4.720.438.741.606.080.894.470.792.710.49
Non-Hispanic, White4.350.5310.532.576.031.233.890.942.610.55
Non-Hispanic, Black6.180.797.301.757.161.566.271.52DSUDSU
Hispanic, all races5.900.695.831.157.541.455.551.33DSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private3.580.39DSUDSU5.501.203.870.642.670.46
Public only7.260.727.761.316.780.897.221.82DSUDSU
Uninsured9.262.53DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan4.630.387.931.226.510.844.140.702.540.43
  Large central metro4.780.507.211.386.391.154.421.11DSUDSU
  Large fringe metro3.570.64DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU2.470.64
  Medium metro5.600.939.082.216.901.75DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro5.131.25DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan6.621.06DSUDSU6.491.537.202.09DSUDSU
  Micropolitan7.271.33DSUDSU5.431.50DSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish4.810.418.291.426.410.894.750.752.550.46
Other5.620.836.111.536.411.51DSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good4.590.377.041.186.220.764.560.702.410.45
Fair/poor18.663.0825.086.52DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes7.810.9412.713.168.881.537.321.864.981.30
No4.010.356.381.145.560.753.760.592.050.47

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_12-5c: 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_12-5c.html