Table 14_1_4-3b

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_4.3b
Children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers always listened carefully, by ethnicity, United States, 2006
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 75.71.076.31.176.31.377.92.172.71.7
Age0–575.41.476.41.576.01.978.43.371.82.3
6–1775.81.176.31.376.41.577.72.273.32.0
GenderMale75.01.375.61.475.51.676.42.872.02.1
Female76.41.077.11.277.11.579.52.273.31.9
Family incomeaNegative/poor74.92.076.92.374.73.478.73.270.42.9
Near poor/low71.81.871.12.370.02.973.73.973.32.8
Middle77.41.678.71.878.82.180.03.271.23.3
High76.61.776.41.876.71.979.64.080.04.8
Health insuranceAny private77.31.177.51.277.51.481.42.475.33.0
Public only73.61.575.02.074.22.476.02.970.71.9
Uninsured65.64.162.26.0DSUDSUDSUDSU72.44.8
Residence locationbMetropolitan76.01.077.01.277.41.477.42.372.11.8
  Large central metro74.61.876.72.377.03.178.03.169.81.9
  Large fringe metro79.71.979.22.278.62.584.13.082.93.0
  Medium metro74.22.475.52.377.32.566.27.567.16.4
  Small metro73.92.474.72.574.63.177.37.168.95.1
Nonmetropolitan73.62.572.92.671.52.982.06.380.65.1
  Micropolitan73.33.272.33.470.83.880.29.283.35.9
  Noncore74.04.374.24.472.65.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish76.31.076.41.176.21.378.02.175.32.2
Other71.42.275.55.1DSUDSUDSUDSU70.12.5
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good76.01.076.71.176.61.378.52.172.51.7
Fair/poor63.64.158.34.7DSUDSUDSUDSU76.26.3
CSHCNYes71.81.771.41.969.62.276.53.074.62.9
No77.01.078.11.278.81.478.62.372.61.9

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_4-3b: 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_4-3b.html