Table 14_1_7-5a

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_7.5a
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never showed respect for what they had to say, by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 7.90.37.70.37.80.78.01.6DSUDSU15.94.412.93.4
Age18–448.70.48.50.58.00.98.52.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
45–648.00.57.90.58.01.27.52.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over5.80.55.70.56.61.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale7.60.47.20.49.51.38.02.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female8.00.48.00.46.80.78.01.8DSUDSUDSUDSU11.93.1
Family incomeaNegative/poor10.70.911.21.28.81.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low10.50.810.40.910.11.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle9.40.69.20.78.31.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High5.40.45.40.44.81.06.21.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationbLess than high school10.20.710.00.88.61.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate8.70.58.40.59.11.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college6.70.46.60.56.61.16.41.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed7.80.37.60.47.40.99.02.1DSUDSUDSUDSU11.73.5
Not employed10.50.710.60.99.71.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private6.80.46.70.45.90.87.91.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only15.31.316.31.712.01.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured14.11.214.31.413.43.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only5.61.05.51.18.32.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private5.10.65.30.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public11.02.110.22.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan8.00.37.90.47.70.88.11.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro8.80.68.60.78.91.211.12.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro7.30.67.30.67.01.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro8.40.78.50.75.71.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro6.40.86.20.86.51.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan7.10.66.70.68.52.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan7.50.77.30.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore6.41.15.51.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish7.70.37.50.47.80.75.21.5DSUDSU16.14.613.03.4
Other10.31.010.11.1DSUDSU11.12.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good6.70.36.60.36.60.76.61.4DSUDSUDSUDSU11.43.3
Fair/poor14.21.013.91.112.52.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities11.00.810.90.99.21.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities13.61.113.61.411.21.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities7.10.36.90.37.20.88.21.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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_7-5a: 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_7-5a.html