Table 14_1_6-3a

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_6.3a
Children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers always explained things clearly, by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 77.71.077.51.179.31.870.04.5DSUDSUDSUDSU79.13.3
Age0–577.31.376.51.579.22.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU82.34.3
6–1777.91.178.11.379.32.065.65.9DSUDSUDSUDSU76.15.0
GenderMale77.41.277.51.477.02.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU79.54.6
Female78.01.077.61.181.61.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU78.74.1
Family incomeaNegative/poor76.51.974.32.280.63.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low73.71.873.12.276.23.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle78.81.579.11.679.42.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High79.51.879.62.081.54.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private79.61.279.71.482.22.168.55.3DSUDSUDSUDSU82.94.1
Public only75.21.474.01.578.32.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU72.46.0
Uninsured66.74.265.95.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan78.21.178.21.279.72.069.64.6DSUDSUDSUDSU78.73.7
  Large central metro77.61.776.32.183.72.265.46.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro81.62.181.02.482.03.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro75.02.576.92.467.36.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro77.22.578.02.871.88.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan74.82.274.12.476.24.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan75.92.775.32.976.66.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore72.54.071.84.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish78.51.078.51.279.51.969.47.0DSUDSUDSUDSU78.23.4
Other71.52.170.72.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good77.91.077.71.179.81.969.94.5DSUDSUDSUDSU79.23.3
Fair/poor67.24.368.74.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes74.61.574.61.874.72.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No78.71.078.51.280.72.168.94.8DSUDSUDSUDSU81.83.2

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_6-3a: 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_6-3a.html