Table 13_1_4-2c

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_4.2c
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 family income,a United States, 2007
  TotalNegative/poor�Near poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 8.00.89.51.812.02.310.71.8DSUDSU
Age0-59.11.48.62.4DSUDSU17.13.8DSUDSU
6-177.20.910.22.413.33.07.01.7DSUDSU
GenderMale6.91.08.42.211.32.98.92.2DSUDSU
Female9.31.410.72.812.83.212.83.0DSUDSU
RaceWhite, single race7.31.09.12.410.82.810.92.1DSUDSU
Black, single race8.01.69.12.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Asian, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races7.80.99.92.111.62.810.82.1DSUDSU
  Non-Hispanic, White6.81.1DSUDSUDSUDSU10.92.5DSUDSU
  Non-Hispanic, Black8.41.79.52.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Hispanic, all races8.91.6DSUDSU13.53.710.02.9DSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private5.60.9DSUDSU12.63.77.81.8DSUDSU
Public only12.71.910.12.112.53.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
UninsuredDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencebMetropolitan8.00.99.92.213.82.69.81.8DSUDSU
  Large central metro8.11.210.63.115.14.18.92.0DSUDSU
  Large fringe metro7.81.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro6.11.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metroDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NonmetropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  MicropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish7.60.99.52.012.62.710.21.9DSUDSU
Other11.62.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good7.40.89.01.812.22.49.21.6DSUDSU
Fair/poorDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Children with special health care needsbYes8.31.510.92.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No7.81.08.92.011.12.810.32.0DSUDSU
U.S. bornYes7.80.89.61.811.62.310.51.8DSUDSU
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.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 13_1_4-2c: 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_4-2c.html