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
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 20.00.919.71.019.81.217.92.021.21.6
Age0–520.21.319.81.519.81.718.73.321.42.1
6–1719.81.119.61.219.91.417.42.121.02.0
GenderMale20.41.219.81.320.11.518.82.622.92.2
Female19.51.019.51.119.51.416.92.119.61.8
Family incomeaNegative/poor17.91.715.51.915.92.715.03.123.32.8
Near poor/low21.81.723.12.224.32.821.73.718.52.4
Middle18.61.517.61.717.52.017.53.423.43.2
High21.31.621.61.621.21.718.23.917.34.5
Health insuranceAny private19.81.119.71.219.61.315.92.421.12.8
Public only18.91.318.01.718.32.018.42.621.01.7
Uninsured28.53.731.35.5DSUDSUDSUDSU22.93.9
Residence locationbMetropolitan19.61.019.01.118.81.318.12.221.71.7
  Large central metro20.91.719.92.220.83.117.33.023.22.0
  Large fringe metro16.71.717.31.918.02.111.52.912.82.7
  Medium metro20.92.120.02.118.52.328.47.025.56.1
  Small metro21.02.919.93.118.33.4DSUDSU27.24.7
Nonmetropolitan22.02.422.72.524.22.9DSUDSU14.34.2
  Micropolitan21.83.022.63.124.03.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore22.64.222.84.424.54.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish19.60.919.61.019.91.217.92.119.32.1
Other22.72.221.54.9DSUDSUDSUDSU23.02.5
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good19.90.919.51.019.61.217.82.021.51.7
Fair/poor22.53.825.94.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes22.61.623.11.825.22.118.02.719.02.8
No19.01.018.41.117.81.317.82.321.41.9

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_4-4b: 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_4-4b.html