Table 14_1_7-4a

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_7.4a
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers usually showed respect for what they had to say, by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 30.20.530.80.623.
65 and over29.
Family incomeaNegative/poor26.71.327.91.623.72.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low29.
EducationbLess than high school27.
High school graduate28.30.729.10.822.91.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college31.90.732.30.824.91.636.33.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed30.50.631.20.723.41.338.53.3DSUDSUDSUDSU38.34.4
Not employed30.
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private30.60.631.00.723.61.438.53.4DSUDSUDSUDSU41.45.2
Public only28.41.430.61.924.92.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only28.41.929.
Medicare and private30.41.630.71.726.34.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public22.
Residence locationcMetropolitan29.70.530.30.623.
  Large central metro29.00.930.
  Large fringe metro30.10.930.
  Medium metro30.
  Small metro28.41.628.71.723.64.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish30.10.530.90.623.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good29.70.530.30.623.
Activity limitationscBasic activities32.
Complex activities32.61.433.91.625.12.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities29.60.630.20.622.

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_7-4a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.