Table 14_1_9-4c

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_9.4c
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers usually spent enough time with them, by family income,a United States, 2006
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 36.90.533.61.534.61.037.10.938.10.8
Age18–4437.30.834.42.235.41.637.81.538.41.3
45–6438.00.833.82.538.72.138.31.538.31.2
65 and over33.91.131.42.630.21.833.62.337.11.7
GenderMale36.40.836.22.536.01.735.81.436.81.2
Female37.30.732.41.633.81.338.11.239.31.1
RaceWhite, single race37.40.634.81.735.31.137.71.038.30.9
Black, single race32.91.330.22.533.93.032.62.234.32.6
Asian, single race38.33.2DSUDSUDSUDSU32.84.843.04.5
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race28.64.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races38.44.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races36.50.631.21.634.41.136.11.038.30.9
Non-Hispanic, White37.00.631.62.035.11.336.51.138.40.9
Non-Hispanic, Black32.81.330.12.534.03.032.62.234.02.6
Hispanic, all races40.91.446.12.735.82.445.72.535.73.4
EducationbLess than high school31.81.133.01.933.61.933.52.123.92.7
High school graduate34.30.934.12.333.51.734.71.534.31.5
At least some college39.80.734.23.037.12.040.11.440.51.0
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed38.10.737.22.636.01.638.01.238.61.0
Not employed36.01.131.91.938.12.337.82.136.42.5
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private38.40.735.03.537.91.838.51.138.71.0
Public only32.91.429.71.937.42.734.23.2DSUDSU
Uninsured35.81.742.83.432.73.136.33.031.73.9
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only31.62.025.24.833.63.032.44.230.43.7
Medicare and private35.81.436.35.132.43.133.52.738.52.0
Medicare and other public29.02.631.04.015.43.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan37.00.634.51.634.11.237.91.037.80.9
  Large central metro37.30.938.02.934.62.038.71.837.11.6
  Large fringe metro37.31.032.64.234.62.535.01.839.41.3
  Medium metro37.51.232.12.334.52.340.72.337.51.7
  Small metro34.01.731.15.030.93.135.73.034.62.7
Nonmetropolitan36.41.130.53.136.62.433.91.940.52.2
  Micropolitan35.81.528.03.330.92.835.62.340.12.6
  Noncore37.72.035.64.844.23.831.43.541.83.1
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish36.60.531.41.534.11.036.61.038.20.8
Other40.91.848.63.338.02.842.83.036.04.2
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good37.00.636.21.834.41.336.71.038.00.9
Fair/poor36.41.228.62.135.12.139.62.240.02.5
Activity limitationscBasic activities36.81.128.62.136.21.937.22.341.62.2
Complex activities35.41.431.12.534.42.434.12.842.63.5
Neither basic nor complex activities37.00.635.11.834.41.337.21.037.70.9

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_9-4c: 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_9-4c.html