Table 14_1_6-3b

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_6.3b
Children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers always explained things clearly, by ethnicity, United States, 2006
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 77.71.078.31.178.31.379.51.974.81.7
Age0–577.31.378.11.577.61.878.93.074.32.2
6–1777.91.178.51.278.81.579.82.075.22.0
GenderMale77.41.277.91.378.21.677.22.475.02.2
Female78.01.078.81.278.51.481.91.974.62.0
Family incomeaNegative/poor76.51.978.02.175.82.980.73.173.23.0
Near poor/low73.71.873.22.271.73.177.33.074.82.7
Middle78.81.580.01.680.61.979.12.873.13.2
High79.51.879.21.979.32.181.44.483.24.2
Health insuranceAny private79.61.279.51.379.71.581.92.179.83.1
Public only75.21.476.91.775.92.179.12.671.72.0
Uninsured66.74.264.56.0DSUDSUDSUDSU71.15.0
Residence locationbMetropolitan78.21.179.11.279.41.479.92.074.61.8
  Large central metro77.61.779.92.179.63.083.92.272.32.1
  Large fringe metro81.62.181.22.280.42.782.33.483.83.0
  Medium metro75.02.576.02.478.22.567.46.969.96.2
  Small metro77.22.577.42.778.63.271.88.876.04.7
Nonmetropolitan74.82.274.62.374.02.676.44.677.35.4
  Micropolitan75.92.775.92.775.43.176.86.976.36.6
  Noncore72.54.072.14.271.54.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish78.51.078.41.178.21.379.71.980.12.1
Other71.52.177.24.3DSUDSUDSUDSU69.72.5
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good77.91.078.71.178.61.380.01.974.71.7
Fair/poor67.24.362.65.1DSUDSUDSUDSU78.25.8
CSHCNYes74.61.573.91.773.42.075.22.779.62.6
No78.71.079.91.180.21.480.82.173.91.9

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_6-3b: 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_6-3b.html