Table 13_1_4-2b

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_4.2b
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 ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 8.00.87.80.96.81.18.41.78.91.6
Age0-59.11.48.91.69.22.1DSUDSU9.82.6
6-177.20.97.01.15.01.18.21.98.32.2
GenderMale6.91.06.51.25.61.3DSUDSU8.61.9
Female9.31.49.31.58.21.912.43.0DSUDSU
Family incomeaNegative/poor9.51.89.92.1DSUDSU9.52.8DSUDSU
Near poor/low12.02.311.62.8DSUDSUDSUDSU13.53.7
Middle10.71.810.82.110.92.5DSUDSU10.02.9
HighDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private5.60.95.40.94.41.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only12.71.913.02.313.73.48.82.111.52.7
UninsuredDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencebMetropolitan8.00.97.71.06.91.28.21.89.21.7
  Large central metro8.11.27.51.5DSUDSU10.62.89.72.4
  Large fringe metro7.81.98.02.18.72.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro6.11.45.71.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metroDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NonmetropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  MicropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish7.60.97.30.96.51.18.01.710.32.4
Other11.62.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU6.92.0
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good7.40.87.20.96.01.08.51.88.61.7
Fair/poorDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Children with special health care needsbYes8.31.57.51.67.72.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
No7.81.07.81.16.41.38.62.17.51.8
U.S. bornYes7.80.87.60.96.71.18.51.79.11.7
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: 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_4-2b: 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_4-2b.html