Table 14_1_2-4a

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_2.4a
Children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers usually listened carefully, explained things clearly, respected what they or their parents had to say, and spent enough time with them,a by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 19.40.819.50.917.11.529.34.4DSUDSUDSUDSU19.62.6
Age0–519.41.119.71.217.52.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU19.13.2
6–1719.40.919.41.116.91.732.15.4DSUDSUDSUDSU20.03.8
GenderMale19.61.019.71.118.31.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU20.93.9
Female19.20.819.30.915.91.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU18.23.2
Family incomebNegative/poor17.11.318.61.614.72.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low21.31.521.11.720.23.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle18.81.318.61.418.12.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High20.11.420.01.515.53.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private19.21.019.11.116.01.931.95.1DSUDSUDSUDSU18.03.5
Public only18.71.119.41.217.02.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU21.14.5
Uninsured26.23.026.13.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan19.20.819.30.916.91.629.64.4DSUDSUDSUDSU19.53.0
  Large central metro19.61.420.41.714.82.133.75.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro16.81.417.41.713.52.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro21.31.820.21.925.85.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro20.42.619.92.622.26.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan20.52.020.92.319.15.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan19.32.319.52.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore22.83.823.44.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish18.80.819.11.016.91.629.16.5DSUDSUDSUDSU19.62.7
Other23.31.922.72.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good19.40.819.50.917.11.529.34.4DSUDSUDSUDSU20.22.8
Fair/poor20.63.423.03.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes22.31.423.41.618.52.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No18.50.818.30.916.71.730.84.7DSUDSUDSUDSU19.22.8

a For the percentage estimates, the weights are adjusted for nonresponse based on how many of the four questions had a response.

b 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.

c 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_2-4a: 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_2-4a.html