Table 14_1_4-5b

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_4.5b
Children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never listened carefully, by ethnicity, United States, 2006
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 4.390.363.990.403.890.484.210.696.140.68
Age0–54.400.563.790.654.200.85DSUDSU6.731.01
6–174.380.394.120.423.710.484.930.905.700.86
GenderMale4.650.504.550.574.380.694.840.955.160.92
Female4.120.423.420.473.370.553.560.927.080.92
Family incomeaNegative/poor7.180.987.591.259.442.156.311.366.231.07
Near poor/low6.450.825.740.955.761.344.521.248.161.55
Middle4.000.513.710.563.690.64DSUDSU5.401.21
High2.050.512.010.54DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private2.890.352.810.372.860.42DSUDSU3.550.89
Public only7.460.727.050.907.531.385.581.018.301.08
UninsuredDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan4.390.413.920.463.780.574.440.756.220.72
  Large central metro4.470.523.380.602.200.644.701.136.920.94
  Large fringe metro3.620.903.510.95DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro4.950.734.480.834.180.975.481.367.471.98
  Small metro5.151.355.361.557.041.98DSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan4.390.754.340.804.360.92DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan4.931.065.071.185.221.36DSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish4.170.384.030.413.940.484.180.695.360.96
Other5.970.79DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU6.900.93
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good4.150.363.740.403.790.483.770.646.010.68
Fair/poor13.962.6215.853.52DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes5.620.665.510.735.220.805.561.366.411.49
No3.980.393.460.443.410.553.600.796.070.72

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_4-5b: 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_4-5b.html