Table 14_1_4-5c

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_4.5c
Children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never listened carefully, by family income,a United States, 2006
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 4.390.367.180.986.450.824.000.512.050.51
Age0–54.400.567.481.456.171.222.380.61DSUDSU
6–174.380.396.921.106.630.974.850.701.490.37
GenderMale4.650.508.241.606.561.164.120.762.080.59
Female4.120.426.070.896.330.983.880.66DSUDSU
RaceWhite, single race4.400.428.021.356.571.024.110.592.090.59
Black, single race4.480.736.541.365.341.50DSUDSUDSUDSU
Asian, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races3.990.407.591.255.740.953.710.562.010.54
Non-Hispanic, White3.890.489.442.155.761.343.690.64DSUDSU
Non-Hispanic, Black4.210.696.311.364.521.24DSUDSUDSUDSU
Hispanic, all races6.140.686.231.078.161.555.401.21DSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private2.890.35DSUDSU4.881.203.290.531.700.40
Public only7.460.727.231.087.651.107.671.80DSUDSU
UninsuredDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan4.390.417.761.196.340.884.060.592.070.53
  Large central metro4.470.525.971.196.561.344.681.09DSUDSU
  Large fringe metro3.620.90DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro4.950.738.362.227.371.87DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro5.151.35DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan4.390.755.001.306.921.753.711.05DSUDSU
  Micropolitan4.931.065.701.65DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish4.170.387.451.196.270.903.740.542.100.54
Other5.970.796.151.227.111.646.331.57DSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good4.150.366.710.996.380.833.760.511.900.50
Fair/poor13.962.62DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes5.620.666.851.618.961.695.221.25DSUDSU
No3.980.397.101.155.760.863.560.54DSUDSU

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_4-5c: 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_4-5c.html