Table 14_1_14-2c

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_14.2c
People with a usual source of care whose health care providers sometimes or never asked them to help make decisions, by family income,a United States, 2007
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 15.90.518.51.218.11.115.50.814.60.7
Age0-1715.40.817.31.717.01.814.21.314.61.4
18-4416.50.719.51.819.21.615.51.215.61.2
45-6416.20.719.62.020.11.916.41.314.81.0
0-6416.00.518.41.318.51.315.30.915.00.7
65 and over15.20.918.82.616.72.017.11.711.61.3
GenderMale16.20.619.51.619.21.315.40.914.90.8
Female15.60.517.71.317.21.215.60.914.30.8
RaceWhite, single race15.10.518.51.518.61.313.90.913.90.7
Black, single race18.91.218.22.319.12.620.92.116.72.4
Asian, single race22.72.7DSUDSUDSUDSU28.65.623.64.0
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race11.53.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races22.33.522.45.9DSUDSU29.27.2DSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races15.50.517.81.317.91.215.10.914.40.7
  Non-Hispanic, White14.50.617.41.818.51.513.21.013.60.8
  Non-Hispanic, Black18.91.218.42.319.22.620.62.117.02.4
Hispanic, all races18.51.120.32.318.82.218.12.016.62.6
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school19.71.021.31.918.51.719.71.919.42.6
High school graduate16.00.819.22.117.01.715.01.315.61.3
At least some college15.00.616.92.321.12.115.71.113.60.8
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed16.40.620.82.120.21.516.01.015.40.8
Not employed16.10.918.51.618.12.115.41.713.41.6
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private15.40.616.82.619.01.715.20.914.90.7
Public only17.41.117.71.417.21.816.02.421.15.5
Uninsured18.51.423.83.419.82.815.82.316.13.2
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only15.71.520.94.419.63.016.02.7DSUDSU
Medicare and private13.61.2DSUDSU12.73.216.32.212.31.5
Medicare and other public19.42.221.04.518.53.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan16.40.518.71.318.11.216.50.915.00.7
  Large central metro16.80.717.82.117.71.916.81.416.01.2
  Large fringe metro14.91.017.83.216.32.616.31.713.31.4
  Medium metro17.71.219.22.120.42.616.62.016.91.7
  Small metro16.41.621.94.017.83.616.12.713.92.3
Nonmetropolitan13.71.117.62.517.92.411.51.511.61.9
  Micropolitan14.21.415.32.819.83.110.71.913.72.4
  Noncore12.72.021.84.414.33.912.72.7DSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish15.60.518.41.318.01.215.20.814.40.7
Other18.51.318.63.018.72.518.42.418.23.1
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good15.50.518.21.318.01.214.90.814.40.7
Fair/poor19.01.019.41.818.71.820.71.917.02.1
Activity limitationscBasic activities20.11.021.72.421.72.221.82.016.31.8
Complex activities19.91.222.22.521.32.720.72.415.22.6
Neither basic nor complex activities15.50.519.61.517.51.315.30.914.40.8
U.S. bornYes15.70.518.51.218.31.215.10.814.20.7
No18.31.118.22.416.62.219.12.018.82.2

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 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_14-2c: 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_14-2c.html