Table 14_1_2-4b

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_2.4b
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 ethnicity, United States, 2006
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 19.40.819.10.919.
Family incomebNegative/poor17.11.315.11.515.51.814.62.521.92.4
Near poor/low21.31.522.31.923.02.519.
Health insuranceAny private19.
Public only18.
Residence locationcMetropolitan19.20.818.
  Large central metro19.61.418.41.819.02.514.
  Large fringe metro16.81.417.41.718.
  Medium metro21.31.820.51.719.41.925.45.525.65.2
  Small metro20.42.619.52.818.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish18.80.818.90.919.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good19.40.819.00.919.

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: 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_2-4b: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.