Table 13_1_4-2a

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_4.2a
Children who needed care right away for an illness, injury, or condition in the last 12 months who sometimes or never got care as soon as wanted, by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 8.00.87.31.08.01.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Age0-59.11.49.51.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
6-177.20.95.71.07.81.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale6.91.06.31.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female9.31.48.61.811.72.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomeaNegative/poor9.51.89.12.49.12.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low12.02.310.82.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle10.71.810.92.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
HighDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private5.60.94.80.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only12.71.913.12.58.62.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
UninsuredDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencebMetropolitan8.00.97.51.17.91.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro8.11.26.21.410.02.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro7.81.98.52.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro6.11.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metroDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NonmetropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  MicropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish7.60.97.11.17.71.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Other11.62.79.12.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good7.40.86.60.98.21.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fair/poorDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Children with special health care needsbYes8.31.58.91.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No7.81.06.61.28.42.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
U.S. bornYes7.80.87.31.08.21.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
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_4-2a: 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_4-2a.html