Table 14_1_14-2a

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_14.2a
People with a usual source of care whose health care provider sometimes or never asked them to help make decisions, by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 15.90.515.10.518.91.222.72.7DSUDSU11.53.122.33.5
Age0-1715.40.814.60.918.62.121.24.4DSUDSUDSUDSU19.43.7
18-4416.50.715.50.820.21.723.03.8DSUDSUDSUDSU24.75.8
45-6416.20.715.40.818.51.624.13.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
0-6416.00.515.20.619.11.322.82.8DSUDSU12.23.522.73.7
65 and over15.20.914.91.016.72.122.14.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale16.20.615.40.619.51.523.73.5DSUDSUDSUDSU24.24.2
Female15.60.514.90.618.41.421.92.6DSUDSUDSUDSU20.83.8
Family incomeaNegative/poor18.51.218.51.518.22.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU22.45.9
Near poor/low18.11.118.61.319.12.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle15.50.813.90.920.92.128.65.6DSUDSUDSUDSU29.27.2
High14.60.713.90.716.72.423.64.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school19.71.019.81.118.21.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate16.00.814.50.923.82.022.44.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college15.00.614.40.715.61.522.03.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed16.40.615.50.719.51.525.43.2DSUDSUDSUDSU23.45.4
Not employed16.10.915.11.019.22.116.74.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private15.40.614.70.617.91.522.02.9DSUDSUDSUDSU24.64.9
Public only17.41.116.61.320.02.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU18.34.2
Uninsured18.51.416.91.623.53.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only15.71.515.91.714.93.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private13.61.213.21.315.03.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public19.42.218.92.823.14.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan16.40.515.50.619.51.322.42.6DSUDSUDSUDSU21.13.6
  Large central metro16.80.715.90.917.91.822.63.4DSUDSUDSUDSU22.36.2
  Large fringe metro14.91.014.11.117.02.822.65.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro17.71.216.91.225.03.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro16.41.615.41.724.44.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan13.71.113.21.313.82.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan14.21.414.11.610.43.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore12.72.011.82.020.36.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish15.60.514.70.618.71.227.13.8DSUDSUDSUDSU22.93.6
Other18.51.318.41.5DSUDSU17.63.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good15.50.514.70.618.21.423.52.8DSUDSU12.13.520.83.5
Fair/poor19.01.018.21.122.92.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities20.11.019.51.123.52.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities19.91.219.51.423.62.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities15.50.514.60.618.11.323.13.0DSUDSUDSUDSU25.55.6
U.S. bornYes15.70.514.90.618.91.223.33.7DSUDSU11.13.122.63.6
No18.31.117.11.218.64.122.43.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 14_1_14-2a: 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_14-2a.html