Table 14_1_11-2a

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 14_1_11.2a
Rating of 0-6 on a scale from 0 to 10 of health care by adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months, by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 13.30.412.70.516.21.116.01.9DSUDSUDSUDSU19.93.3
Age18-4415.20.714.80.816.31.517.33.0DSUDSUDSUDSU19.74.3
45-6413.40.712.80.716.01.517.53.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over9.20.88.50.816.22.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale14.00.613.50.716.11.618.22.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female12.80.512.10.516.21.314.32.3DSUDSUDSUDSU18.04.1
Family incomeaNegative/poor20.11.320.31.521.32.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low15.80.915.11.118.62.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle14.70.814.30.915.71.918.54.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High10.40.69.90.611.92.014.92.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationbLess than high school18.01.016.71.123.42.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate14.60.813.80.917.81.717.54.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college11.10.510.80.511.61.515.22.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed13.60.613.10.614.71.417.42.4DSUDSUDSUDSU14.83.8
Not employed17.60.916.61.020.62.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private12.10.511.70.613.21.415.52.2DSUDSUDSUDSU17.24.0
Public only22.01.422.81.818.62.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured24.41.723.31.829.13.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only10.31.39.71.413.33.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private7.20.96.80.915.54.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public14.92.513.13.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan13.20.512.50.516.41.116.12.0DSUDSUDSUDSU16.53.1
  Large central metro14.20.713.60.816.21.516.22.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro13.00.812.80.912.71.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro12.11.211.11.120.03.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro13.21.211.81.222.34.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan14.21.113.81.114.53.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan15.01.414.91.410.73.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore12.61.611.71.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish13.30.512.60.516.31.116.62.8DSUDSUDSUDSU20.83.4
Other14.11.214.31.3DSUDSU15.22.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good11.50.411.00.514.41.214.31.9DSUDSUDSUDSU12.23.3
Fair/poor23.61.122.71.323.52.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities16.40.915.61.118.62.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities21.11.320.71.520.02.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities12.60.512.10.515.41.215.42.0DSUDSUDSUDSU16.33.8
U.S. bornYes13.30.512.70.516.81.114.34.1DSUDSUDSUDSU20.73.5
No13.61.013.11.210.93.016.42.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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 Less than high school refers to fewer than 12 years of education; high school graduate, 12 years of education; and at least some college, more than 12 years of education.

c 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 14_1_11-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/14_patientcenteredness/T14_1_11-2a.html