Table 14_1_4-4c

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_4.4c
Children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers usually listened carefully, by family income,a United States, 2006
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 20.00.917.91.721.81.718.61.521.31.6
Age0–520.21.318.22.522.32.617.12.223.12.5
6–1719.81.117.72.021.52.019.31.920.31.9
GenderMale20.41.219.02.321.02.319.42.021.72.1
Female19.51.016.82.022.62.117.71.721.01.9
RaceWhite, single race20.11.019.62.121.82.018.51.821.01.6
Black, single race18.02.015.13.022.13.617.43.518.13.8
Asian, single race28.05.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races22.63.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races19.71.015.51.923.12.217.61.721.61.6
Non-Hispanic, White19.81.215.92.724.32.817.52.021.21.7
Non-Hispanic, Black17.92.015.03.121.73.717.53.418.23.9
Hispanic, all races21.21.623.32.818.52.423.43.217.34.5
Health insuranceAny private19.81.115.43.422.32.918.11.721.01.6
Public only18.91.317.72.020.32.018.42.7DSUDSU
Uninsured28.53.729.28.632.26.7DSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan19.61.018.72.022.51.918.11.619.81.6
  Large central metro20.91.721.22.223.03.519.42.920.83.1
  Large fringe metro16.71.7DSUDSU14.82.913.82.619.62.5
  Medium metro20.92.117.85.324.23.022.93.317.52.9
  Small metro21.02.919.24.328.75.5DSUDSU22.15.3
Nonmetropolitan22.02.415.03.018.83.720.84.336.97.3
  Micropolitan21.83.016.74.220.05.021.15.7DSUDSU
  Noncore22.64.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish19.60.916.81.821.71.918.11.621.21.6
Other22.72.222.23.322.43.322.43.9DSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good19.90.917.91.721.71.718.51.621.21.6
Fair/poor22.53.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes22.61.621.33.420.62.521.33.025.72.9
No19.01.016.61.821.91.917.51.520.11.8

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_4-4c: 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_4-4c.html