Table 14_1_4-3a

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_4.3a
Children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers always listened carefully, by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 75.71.075.51.177.62.168.64.9DSUDSUDSUDSU72.83.7
Age0–575.41.475.01.677.93.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU71.55.0
6–1775.81.175.91.377.32.264.45.8DSUDSUDSUDSU74.04.9
GenderMale75.01.374.81.475.92.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU72.45.4
Female76.41.076.31.279.22.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU73.24.9
Family incomeaNegative/poor74.92.072.42.478.43.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low71.81.871.72.172.53.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle77.41.677.41.880.13.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High76.61.777.01.879.73.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private77.31.177.31.381.52.465.95.9DSUDSUDSUDSU75.64.7
Public only73.61.572.71.675.22.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU68.26.5
Uninsured65.64.165.44.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan76.01.076.21.177.02.368.25.0DSUDSUDSUDSU71.84.2
  Large central metro74.61.874.02.077.83.068.16.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro79.71.979.32.183.73.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro74.22.475.92.364.97.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro73.92.473.52.877.37.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan73.62.572.02.881.86.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan73.33.271.83.679.99.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore74.04.372.34.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish76.31.076.11.277.52.168.36.9DSUDSUDSUDSU73.73.8
Other71.42.271.32.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good76.01.075.81.178.12.168.54.9DSUDSUDSUDSU72.63.8
Fair/poor63.64.164.54.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes71.81.770.72.075.43.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No77.01.077.21.278.62.366.15.3DSUDSUDSUDSU72.44.2

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_4-3a: 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_4-3a.html