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.
65 and over65.
Family incomeaNegative/poor62.61.460.91.867.52.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low59.81.458.61.667.42.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationbLess than high school62.
High school graduate63.00.862.
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.
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private62.60.762.30.870.51.453.73.4DSUDSUDSUDSU48.15.6
Public only56.31.753.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only65.
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.
  Large central metro62.
  Large fringe metro62.60.962.
  Medium metro60.
  Small metro65.21.765.11.970.04.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish62.20.561.60.668.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good63.60.663.10.670.41.357.13.1DSUDSUDSUDSU53.04.9
Activity limitationscBasic activities56.
Complex activities53.91.552.51.863.72.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities63.40.663.00.769.

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.