Table 16_4_8-1a

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 16_4_8.1a
Children without problems seeing a specialist they needed to see in the last 12 months, by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 77.91.578.51.776.53.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Age0–580.02.680.33.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
6–1777.01.877.82.176.14.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale78.41.980.12.172.04.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female77.22.276.62.581.74.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomeaNegative/poor69.53.267.74.273.05.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low78.33.277.84.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle78.42.979.53.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High80.32.680.92.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private80.51.880.81.980.24.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only69.92.669.73.371.84.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
UninsuredDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan78.21.679.21.875.03.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro75.42.676.43.272.15.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro78.63.179.33.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro82.92.884.22.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro74.46.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan75.44.674.25.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan71.05.470.45.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish78.61.679.51.876.03.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Other69.65.067.55.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good78.81.579.11.779.43.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fair/poor62.35.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes75.62.276.72.572.74.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No80.92.081.02.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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 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; CSHCN: children with special health care needs; 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 16_4_8-1a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/16_facilitators_barriers/T16_4_8-1a.html