Table 14_1_7-3a

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_7.3a
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers always showed respect for what they had to say, by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 62.00.561.50.668.61.156.52.9DSUDSU64.17.049.94.4
Age18–4461.40.860.70.968.31.555.63.4DSUDSUDSUDSU52.35.9
45–6461.00.860.80.968.61.851.85.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over65.11.264.51.370.23.268.35.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale62.70.862.20.869.31.960.54.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female61.50.661.00.768.31.453.43.1DSUDSUDSUDSU52.45.0
Family incomeaNegative/poor62.61.460.91.867.52.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low59.81.458.61.667.42.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle60.30.959.31.168.12.257.75.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High63.70.963.81.070.92.653.24.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationbLess than high school62.11.261.01.570.52.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate63.00.862.51.068.01.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college61.50.761.10.868.51.857.33.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed61.70.761.20.869.11.452.53.5DSUDSUDSUDSU50.05.1
Not employed59.51.158.81.366.12.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private62.60.762.30.870.51.453.73.4DSUDSUDSUDSU48.15.6
Public only56.31.753.12.163.12.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured55.01.753.91.965.53.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only65.92.165.42.265.25.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private64.51.664.01.770.24.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public66.53.664.74.675.74.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan62.20.561.70.668.71.155.93.0DSUDSUDSUDSU55.15.3
  Large central metro62.21.061.31.268.41.756.84.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro62.60.962.61.167.63.153.74.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro60.71.059.91.070.33.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro65.21.765.11.970.04.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan60.81.360.51.468.12.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan60.51.659.81.770.53.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore61.42.161.92.364.13.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish62.20.561.60.668.71.157.04.4DSUDSU64.47.349.54.4
Other59.41.760.11.9DSUDSU55.94.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good63.60.663.10.670.41.357.13.1DSUDSUDSUDSU53.04.9
Fair/poor53.11.252.21.461.92.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities56.11.255.41.464.22.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities53.91.552.51.863.72.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities63.40.663.00.769.91.256.83.1DSUDSUDSUDSU53.24.9

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 Less than high school refers to fewer than 12 years of education; high school graduate, 12 years of education; and at least some college, more than 12 years of education.

c 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; 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_7-3a: 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_7-3a.html