Table 14_1_11-2b

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 14_1_11.2b
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 ethnicity, United States, 2007
  TotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
  All racesWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 13.30.413.10.512.30.516.01.115.71.2
Age18-4415.20.715.20.714.70.915.91.515.51.6
45-6413.40.713.10.712.30.716.21.516.92.2
65 and over9.20.88.80.88.10.816.02.514.02.4
GenderMale14.00.613.90.713.30.816.11.615.41.7
Female12.80.512.50.511.60.516.01.215.91.4
Family incomeaNegative/poor20.11.320.61.521.31.921.22.317.62.5
Near poor/low15.80.915.91.115.11.318.62.115.31.9
Middle14.70.814.30.813.80.915.21.818.02.3
High10.40.610.30.69.70.612.02.012.22.3
EducationbLess than high school18.01.017.71.215.81.423.32.218.91.8
High school graduate14.60.814.50.813.70.917.31.715.82.7
At least some college11.10.511.10.510.70.511.71.611.61.5
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed13.60.613.30.612.80.714.51.315.91.5
Not employed17.60.917.81.016.61.221.02.216.42.0
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private12.10.512.00.611.50.613.01.414.11.5
Public only22.01.422.71.724.12.318.82.318.92.9
Uninsured24.41.726.11.924.82.229.23.818.82.7
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only10.31.39.81.49.11.513.33.516.34.7
Medicare and private7.20.97.00.96.60.915.74.5DSUDSU
Medicare and other public14.92.515.53.1DSUDSUDSUDSU12.73.1
Location of residencecMetropolitan13.20.512.90.512.00.516.21.115.41.2
  Large central metro14.20.714.00.813.30.915.81.414.71.4
  Large fringe metro13.00.812.90.812.80.912.71.914.32.9
  Medium metro12.11.211.71.210.51.120.13.016.63.0
  Small metro13.21.212.61.211.01.222.34.9DSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan14.21.114.01.113.51.114.43.220.03.1
  Micropolitan15.01.414.91.414.71.510.53.018.84.1
  Noncore12.61.612.11.611.11.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish13.30.513.10.512.40.516.11.116.91.8
Other14.11.213.32.110.73.2DSUDSU14.71.4
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good11.50.411.30.510.70.514.21.213.71.2
Fair/poor23.61.123.71.222.71.423.42.323.02.8
Activity limitationscBasic activities16.40.916.21.015.31.118.52.319.33.1
Complex activities21.11.321.01.420.61.720.22.921.73.9
Neither basic nor complex activities12.60.512.30.511.60.515.21.215.11.2
U.S. bornYes13.30.513.10.512.40.516.61.117.21.9
No13.61.012.91.310.51.910.83.114.61.4

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