Table 14_1_7-5b

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_7.5b
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 ethnicity, United States, 2006
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 7.90.37.70.37.40.47.80.79.50.8
Age18–448.70.48.40.58.00.68.01.010.81.1
45–648.00.58.00.57.90.68.21.28.11.1
65 and over5.80.55.70.55.60.65.91.47.21.6
GenderMale7.60.47.40.56.90.59.51.310.11.2
Female8.00.47.90.47.90.56.80.79.10.9
Family incomeaNegative/poor10.70.911.01.111.81.58.41.39.31.6
Near poor/low10.50.810.20.89.91.010.31.911.91.6
Middle9.40.69.30.79.00.88.31.410.51.5
High5.40.45.40.45.40.44.81.05.41.1
EducationbLess than high school10.20.710.10.99.81.08.31.210.51.3
High school graduate8.70.58.40.58.00.69.21.311.51.7
At least some college6.70.46.70.46.60.56.51.16.81.1
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed7.80.37.60.47.40.47.50.99.50.9
Not employed10.50.710.50.810.40.99.81.310.92.0
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private6.80.46.80.46.70.45.90.86.90.9
Public only15.31.315.41.416.62.011.91.614.72.9
Uninsured14.11.214.11.514.31.913.63.414.12.0
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only5.61.05.51.15.31.28.32.4DSUDSU
Medicare and private5.10.65.00.65.20.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public11.02.112.52.612.93.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan8.00.37.80.47.70.47.70.89.50.8
  Large central metro8.80.68.40.77.90.99.01.210.81.1
  Large fringe metro7.30.67.30.67.30.77.11.76.61.5
  Medium metro8.40.78.30.78.50.85.31.410.11.7
  Small metro6.40.86.50.86.20.86.51.45.01.1
Nonmetropolitan7.10.67.00.66.50.68.62.1DSUDSU
  Micropolitan7.50.77.50.77.40.7DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore6.41.15.91.15.01.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish7.70.37.60.37.40.47.80.78.71.2
Other10.31.010.02.1DSUDSUDSUDSU10.51.0
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good6.70.36.50.36.30.46.50.79.10.9
Fair/poor14.21.014.61.114.31.212.62.311.31.7
Activity limitationscBasic activities11.00.811.00.910.91.09.21.410.52.3
Complex activities13.61.113.81.213.81.411.11.7DSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities7.10.36.80.36.60.47.20.89.40.8

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: 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_7-5b: 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_7-5b.html