Table 14_1_7-3c

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_7.3c
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 family income,a United States, 2006
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 62.00.562.61.459.81.460.30.963.70.9
Age18–4461.40.863.22.058.92.158.71.563.91.4
45–6461.00.858.12.556.32.159.61.663.01.1
65 and over65.11.267.92.664.12.565.51.964.82.0
GenderMale62.70.863.12.557.72.059.81.365.61.1
Female61.50.662.31.661.21.660.71.262.01.1
RaceWhite, single race61.50.660.91.858.61.659.31.163.81.0
Black, single race68.61.167.52.167.42.768.12.270.92.6
Asian, single race56.52.9DSUDSUDSUDSU57.75.653.24.2
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race64.17.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races49.94.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races62.10.562.61.560.21.661.01.063.30.9
Non-Hispanic, White61.60.660.12.158.81.860.01.263.41.0
Non-Hispanic, Black69.11.168.22.167.52.768.72.271.32.6
Hispanic, all races60.91.462.52.958.22.355.22.571.73.0
EducationbLess than high school62.11.264.11.958.22.258.62.372.52.8
High school graduate63.00.859.62.361.22.161.51.666.51.6
At least some college61.50.765.12.960.02.360.01.362.11.0
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed61.70.762.62.559.22.158.71.263.81.0
Not employed59.51.160.32.055.22.360.42.460.92.4
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private62.60.768.43.359.92.061.01.163.51.0
Public only56.31.760.12.254.72.648.63.9DSUDSU
Uninsured55.01.753.83.255.93.350.63.563.44.5
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only65.92.163.85.458.53.968.43.572.24.1
Medicare and private64.51.667.54.964.63.665.22.563.72.2
Medicare and other public66.53.672.44.075.74.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan62.20.562.51.760.81.659.81.064.10.9
  Large central metro62.21.062.02.361.12.658.41.864.91.7
  Large fringe metro62.60.965.43.858.73.563.11.862.81.3
  Medium metro60.71.063.23.560.22.955.92.263.71.9
  Small metro65.21.756.34.665.44.565.02.867.23.2
Nonmetropolitan60.81.363.12.656.12.762.62.160.82.3
  Micropolitan60.51.664.73.660.63.059.32.960.12.6
  Noncore61.42.159.54.550.33.767.83.062.73.8
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish62.20.562.51.660.11.560.51.063.80.9
Other59.41.763.23.257.93.058.03.360.34.1
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good63.60.665.71.762.01.662.01.164.70.9
Fair/poor53.11.256.42.353.92.350.22.552.92.5
Activity limitationscBasic activities56.11.260.72.356.32.256.62.252.82.5
Complex activities53.91.553.22.756.32.753.63.352.13.8
Neither basic nor complex activities63.40.665.21.861.31.661.41.164.80.9

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_7-3c: 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_7-3c.html