Table 13_1_2-2c

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_2.2c
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 family income,a United States, 2007
  TotalNegative/poor�Near poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 7.30.58.11.19.81.36.90.96.00.8
Age0-55.80.77.51.68.02.06.41.43.00.9
6-178.20.68.71.410.81.57.11.27.61.1
GenderMale7.60.68.11.39.81.66.71.17.11.3
Female6.90.68.21.49.81.77.11.34.80.9
RaceWhite, single race7.00.67.71.59.31.66.81.16.10.9
Black, single race7.81.28.71.610.63.17.12.1DSUDSU
Asian, single race7.82.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races8.82.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races6.80.58.61.48.41.56.51.05.90.9
  Non-Hispanic, White6.40.78.12.27.11.96.11.15.91.0
  Non-Hispanic, Black7.91.28.81.610.73.17.32.1DSUDSU
Hispanic, all races9.41.37.21.513.02.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private6.30.6DSUDSU8.02.35.60.96.10.9
Public only9.50.97.91.211.11.811.63.2DSUDSU
Uninsured7.81.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencebMetropolitan7.30.58.41.39.51.47.51.15.70.8
  Large central metro7.60.97.31.612.92.76.11.65.51.4
  Large fringe metro5.90.8DSUDSUDSUDSU7.01.55.61.2
  Medium metro9.21.211.73.29.72.29.82.8DSUDSU
  Small metro7.31.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan7.11.47.12.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan6.81.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish7.30.58.71.39.81.57.01.05.90.9
Other7.31.26.11.89.02.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good7.20.58.11.19.81.36.71.05.90.8
Fair/poor10.62.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Children with special health care needsbYes9.80.910.12.013.62.79.01.88.41.7
No6.60.57.61.28.61.46.21.05.20.9
U.S. bornYes7.30.58.31.19.81.46.81.06.00.9
NoDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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_2-2c: 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_2-2c.html