Table 13_1_2-2a

2010 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 13_1_2.2a
Children who had an appointment for routine health care in the last 12 months who sometimes or never got an appointment for routine care as soon as wanted, by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 7.30.57.00.67.81.27.82.3DSUDSUDSUDSU8.82.5
Age0-55.80.75.30.88.42.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
6-178.20.68.10.87.51.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU13.53.9
GenderMale7.60.67.60.86.91.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female6.90.66.50.78.81.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomeaNegative/poor8.11.17.71.58.71.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low9.81.39.31.610.63.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle6.90.96.81.17.12.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High6.00.86.10.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private6.30.66.20.66.11.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only9.50.99.41.39.41.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured7.81.96.91.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencebMetropolitan7.30.57.10.67.81.27.92.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro7.60.97.41.18.91.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro5.90.85.80.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro9.21.28.31.59.22.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro7.31.98.02.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan7.11.46.91.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan6.81.46.21.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish7.30.57.10.67.51.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU9.22.5
Other7.31.26.61.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good7.20.57.00.67.81.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU9.22.6
Fair/poor10.62.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Children with special health care needsbYes9.80.99.71.210.02.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No6.60.56.20.67.11.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
U.S. bornYes7.30.57.00.68.01.28.92.6DSUDSUDSUDSU8.92.5
NoDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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 B: Detailed Methods.

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.

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 13_1_2-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/13_timeliness/T13_1_2-2a.html