Table 16_4_8-1c

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_8.1c
Children without problems seeing a specialist they needed to see in the last 12 months, by family income,a United States, 2006
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 77.91.569.53.278.33.278.42.980.32.6
Age0–580.02.678.75.4DSUDSU84.14.0DSUDSU
6–1777.01.864.63.877.23.876.03.881.92.7
GenderMale78.41.971.63.875.94.279.63.481.53.3
Female77.22.266.75.381.34.377.34.779.13.4
RaceWhite, single race78.51.767.74.277.84.079.53.280.92.8
Black, single race76.53.073.05.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Asian, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races78.41.770.23.878.33.879.43.280.32.6
Non-Hispanic, White79.21.9DSUDSU77.15.180.83.380.92.9
Non-Hispanic, Black76.93.073.65.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Hispanic, all races74.73.167.26.478.25.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private80.51.8DSUDSU92.42.581.23.379.82.7
Public only69.92.673.43.667.64.7DSUDSUDSUDSU
UninsuredDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan78.21.670.03.879.93.278.53.379.92.7
  Large central metro75.42.670.75.378.34.974.14.877.35.2
  Large fringe metro78.63.1DSUDSUDSUDSU78.86.078.54.0
  Medium metro82.92.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro74.46.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan75.44.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan71.05.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish78.61.670.03.678.73.579.33.281.02.6
Other69.65.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good78.81.571.13.580.43.378.73.080.92.5
Fair/poor62.35.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes75.62.267.64.975.03.977.33.677.73.5
No80.92.073.74.681.34.280.34.583.53.0

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_8-1c: 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_8-1c.html