Table 18_2_5-1d

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_5.1d
Adults age 18 and over who report language barrier as a reason for having difficulty understanding their doctor during their last visit within the past 2 years, by Asian ethnicity, California, 2007
    Asian
  TotalAll racesChineseFilipinoJapaneseKoreanVietnameseSouth Asian
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 2.30.12.70.43.31.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU8.81.7DSUDSU
Health insurance,a under age 65Private1.80.21.60.41.90.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public3.70.46.41.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured4.10.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overTotal2.00.23.91.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private1.70.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and public2.70.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomebNegative/poor4.60.45.91.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU16.24.1DSUDSU
Near poor/low4.00.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle2.30.43.41.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High1.30.11.60.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationLess than high school5.80.611.73.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU18.54.8DSUDSU
High school graduate2.40.33.70.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU13.74.1DSUDSU
At least some college1.40.11.30.31.70.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationUrban2.40.22.70.43.31.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU8.91.7DSUDSU
Rural2.20.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
English proficiencyEnglish only1.60.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Well/very well1.20.21.20.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Not well/not at all8.20.88.91.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU15.23.3DSUDSU
Born in U.S.Yes1.60.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No4.00.43.20.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU10.52.0DSUDSU

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_5-1d: 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_5-1d.html