Table 18_2_4-1d-v2

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 18_2_4.1d
Adults age 18 and over who had difficulty understanding their doctor during their last visit, by Asian ethnicity, California, 2007
    Asian
  TotalAll racesChineseFilipinoJapaneseKoreanVietnameseSouth Asian
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 3.90.25.50.65.21.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU23.02.8DSUDSU
Health insurance,a under age 65Private2.90.23.70.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU16.43.7DSUDSU
Public6.90.613.32.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU28.66.0DSUDSU
Uninsured6.10.68.22.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overTotal3.50.37.11.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU46.27.1DSUDSU
Medicare and private2.80.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and public6.41.011.32.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU45.87.7DSUDSU
Medicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomebNegative/poor8.50.711.81.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU35.95.9DSUDSU
Near poor/low6.00.68.41.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU23.56.0DSUDSU
Middle3.80.48.21.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU40.610.3DSUDSU
High2.20.23.00.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationLess than high school8.80.820.13.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU43.36.1DSUDSU
High school graduate4.00.37.11.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU32.06.2DSUDSU
At least some college2.50.23.20.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU10.52.6DSUDSU
Residence locationUrban3.90.25.60.65.41.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU23.22.8DSUDSU
Rural3.60.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
English proficiencyEnglish only2.70.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Well/very well3.10.43.30.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU14.53.6DSUDSU
Not well/not at all11.00.915.11.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU37.94.4DSUDSU
Born in U.S.Yes2.80.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No6.20.56.40.76.51.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU26.43.0DSUDSU

a A small number of people who were covered by both public and private health insurance plans were included in the "public health insurance" category only.

b 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 300 percent of the poverty line; and high, 300 percent of the poverty line and over. Missing values for family income were imputed using multiple imputation methodology. A small number of people were excluded because their family income could not be imputed.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: University of California, Los Angeles, Center for Health Policy Research, California Health Interview Survey.

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 18_2_4-1d-v2: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/18_populations/T18_2_4-1d-v2.html