Table 14_1_6-5c

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_6.5c
Children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never explained things clearly, by family income,a United States, 2006
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 4.030.387.170.975.200.823.560.52DSUDSU
Age0–54.170.636.391.306.181.42DSUDSUDSUDSU
6–173.940.377.851.304.530.824.170.601.610.47
GenderMale4.120.437.181.185.311.273.930.72DSUDSU
Female3.930.507.171.205.080.953.180.65DSUDSU
RaceWhite, single race3.900.447.521.275.631.053.370.57DSUDSU
Black, single race4.760.686.591.31DSUDSU3.731.07DSUDSU
Asian, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races3.590.437.281.214.250.973.190.55DSUDSU
Non-Hispanic, White3.280.527.861.94DSUDSU2.820.60DSUDSU
Non-Hispanic, Black4.480.626.511.32DSUDSU3.600.99DSUDSU
Hispanic, all races6.010.736.931.257.501.525.361.51DSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private2.650.40DSUDSUDSUDSU2.730.51DSUDSU
Public only6.910.657.150.966.071.008.212.17DSUDSU
UninsuredDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan4.030.437.571.115.340.853.670.60DSUDSU
  Large central metro4.090.516.141.305.561.204.090.93DSUDSU
  Large fringe metro3.551.03DSUDSUDSUDSU4.441.32DSUDSU
  Medium metro4.300.799.692.24DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro4.631.18DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan4.050.74DSUDSUDSUDSU3.030.81DSUDSU
  Micropolitan4.811.06DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish3.730.427.431.164.670.923.150.51DSUDSU
Other6.210.896.211.437.131.75DSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good3.760.386.400.925.270.843.300.50DSUDSU
Fair/poor14.912.98DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes5.260.687.671.717.551.854.771.23DSUDSU
No3.660.426.931.064.540.763.200.56DSUDSU

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_6-5c: 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_6-5c.html