Table 14_1_14-2b

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_14.2b
People with a usual source of care whose health care providers sometimes or never asked them to help make decisions, by ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 15.90.515.50.514.50.618.91.218.51.1
Age0-1715.40.814.70.913.21.018.82.218.61.6
18-4416.50.716.30.815.10.920.01.717.91.5
45-6416.20.715.80.814.80.918.71.620.12.0
0-6416.00.515.60.614.40.619.21.318.61.1
65 and over15.20.915.10.914.71.016.62.217.03.0
GenderMale16.20.616.00.614.90.719.61.517.81.3
Female15.60.515.10.614.10.618.41.419.11.3
Family incomeaNegative/poor18.51.217.81.317.41.818.42.320.32.3
Near poor/low18.11.117.91.218.51.519.22.618.82.2
Middle15.50.815.10.913.21.020.62.118.12.0
High14.60.714.40.713.60.817.02.416.62.6
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school19.71.020.11.220.21.418.41.918.51.5
High school graduate16.00.815.60.814.01.023.52.019.72.3
At least some college15.00.614.80.614.10.715.71.517.92.1
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed16.40.616.00.614.90.719.41.520.21.5
Not employed16.10.916.41.015.21.219.52.114.41.6
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private15.40.615.10.614.10.717.81.518.71.6
Public only17.41.116.71.315.11.720.22.118.91.7
Uninsured18.51.418.81.816.52.123.93.417.82.2
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only15.71.515.51.615.71.714.93.418.05.0
Medicare and private13.61.213.41.113.11.215.13.6DSUDSU
Medicare and other public19.42.221.32.821.63.623.04.813.03.4
Location of residencecMetropolitan16.40.516.00.614.90.619.61.318.41.2
  Large central metro16.80.716.50.915.11.117.81.818.01.4
  Large fringe metro14.91.014.51.013.41.116.92.918.73.4
  Medium metro17.71.217.71.316.71.325.63.717.72.9
  Small metro16.41.615.71.714.61.824.54.423.84.2
Nonmetropolitan13.71.113.31.112.81.314.02.619.94.5
  Micropolitan14.21.414.41.414.21.710.63.1DSUDSU
  Noncore12.72.011.51.910.51.920.36.035.07.8
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish15.60.515.40.514.40.618.71.218.61.6
Other18.51.318.72.618.34.1DSUDSU18.41.5
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good15.50.515.20.514.20.618.31.417.81.2
Fair/poor19.01.018.21.017.01.223.02.223.72.3
Activity limitationscBasic activities20.11.020.01.119.31.223.72.421.23.3
Complex activities19.91.220.11.319.51.523.92.818.14.0
Neither basic nor complex activities15.50.515.10.614.10.618.01.318.31.3
U.S. bornYes15.70.515.30.514.40.618.91.319.21.3
No18.31.119.11.716.62.319.24.317.31.4

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.

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 14_1_14-2b: 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_14-2b.html