Table 14_1_12-1

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_12.1
Rating of 0-6 on a scale from 0 to 10 (best grade) of health care for children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months, United States, 2002-2007
  200720062005200420032002
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 5.20.44.90.45.20.46.20.46.40.45.80.4
Age0-54.40.64.40.64.90.55.00.55.80.75.40.6
6-175.80.65.30.45.40.56.80.56.70.56.10.5
GenderMale5.60.55.30.65.60.66.50.56.90.65.90.5
Female4.90.64.60.44.80.45.80.55.90.55.70.4
RaceWhite, single race5.10.54.70.44.80.45.40.45.70.45.20.4
Black, single race5.30.86.10.86.10.89.11.38.61.27.40.9
Asian, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU7.42.212.53.5DSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU11.02.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races4.80.54.70.44.60.46.00.56.30.55.80.4
  Non-Hispanic, White4.50.64.40.54.00.45.00.55.40.54.90.4
  Non-Hispanic, Black5.20.86.20.86.10.99.21.48.71.27.40.9
Hispanic, all races7.31.15.90.78.20.97.00.86.90.86.30.7
Family incomeaNegative/poor8.41.17.91.28.91.011.41.210.71.29.31.2
Near poor/low6.20.96.50.77.50.96.90.78.41.28.00.9
Middle5.10.84.70.74.90.66.00.96.40.75.90.6
High3.20.72.70.42.10.53.00.52.90.52.70.5
Health insuranceAny private3.70.53.60.43.60.44.30.44.90.44.40.4
Public only8.00.87.30.78.80.89.20.89.80.99.20.9
Uninsured8.11.99.32.56.71.714.83.48.42.28.81.9
Location of residencebMetropolitan5.10.54.60.44.90.46.10.56.60.55.90.4
  Large central metro5.20.74.80.55.90.78.20.87.90.86.80.7
  Large fringe metro5.11.03.60.63.80.65.00.75.00.85.30.7
  Medium metro5.00.95.60.94.60.85.01.06.60.95.70.8
  Small metro5.21.55.11.25.01.45.21.26.91.85.11.2
Nonmetropolitan6.11.16.61.17.31.26.20.95.50.85.70.9
  Micropolitan6.21.37.31.37.81.55.71.15.41.15.21.2
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSU6.51.87.01.95.61.56.91.5
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish5.20.54.80.44.60.46.10.46.10.45.60.4
Other5.40.95.60.89.11.26.81.18.91.38.11.4
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good4.90.44.60.44.80.45.90.46.00.45.50.4
Fair/poor17.44.018.73.118.83.418.83.523.04.117.83.0
Children with special health care needsbYes7.60.97.80.96.00.710.01.19.30.98.70.8
No4.50.54.00.35.00.45.10.45.50.55.00.4
U.S. bornYes5.20.4DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC6.10.45.70.4
NoDSUDSUDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC13.43.310.02.2

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.

DNC - Data have not been collected.

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_12-1: 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_12-1.html