Table 14_1_4-4b

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_4.4b
Children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers usually listened carefully, by ethnicity, United States, 2006
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 20.00.919.
Family incomeaNegative/poor17.91.715.51.915.92.715.
Near poor/low21.81.723.
Health insuranceAny private19.
Public only18.91.318.01.718.
Residence locationbMetropolitan19.
  Large central metro20.91.719.
  Large fringe metro16.71.717.31.918.
  Medium metro20.
  Small metro21.02.919.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish19.60.919.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good19.90.919.

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_4-4b: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.