Table 14_1_14-2d

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_14.2d
People with a usual source of care whose health care providers sometimes or never asked them to help make decisions, by education,a United States, 2007
  TotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 16.10.519.71.016.00.815.00.6
Age18-4416.60.719.21.417.01.215.50.9
45-6416.00.721.91.916.31.314.50.8
0-6416.30.520.21.216.70.915.10.7
65 and over15.20.918.31.613.81.314.71.4
GenderMale16.60.621.01.416.61.115.10.8
Female15.70.518.61.115.50.914.90.7
RaceWhite, single race15.20.519.81.114.50.914.40.7
Black, single race19.01.218.21.823.82.015.61.5
Asian, single race23.43.0DSUDSU22.44.522.03.4
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race11.93.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races25.14.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races15.80.520.11.215.60.814.80.6
  Non-Hispanic, White14.80.620.21.414.01.014.10.7
  Non-Hispanic, Black19.01.218.41.923.52.015.71.5
Hispanic, all races18.61.218.51.519.72.317.92.1
Family incomebNegative/poor19.41.321.31.919.22.116.92.3
Near poor/low18.81.118.51.717.01.721.12.1
Middle16.10.919.71.915.01.315.71.1
High14.40.719.42.615.61.313.60.8
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed16.30.621.01.516.91.015.20.7
Not employed16.10.919.11.715.81.614.51.3
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private15.60.619.81.715.81.114.90.7
Public only18.71.418.01.721.82.415.62.4
Uninsured19.01.524.42.716.82.116.92.5
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only15.81.520.12.812.02.016.93.0
Medicare and private13.61.213.62.214.21.713.21.6
Medicare and other public19.32.320.73.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan16.50.519.41.116.90.915.50.7
  Large central metro17.10.717.81.518.91.416.11.0
  Large fringe metro14.91.018.12.414.61.714.31.2
  Medium metro17.31.320.62.317.92.015.81.5
  Small metro17.11.624.43.614.32.216.32.0
Nonmetropolitan14.11.020.62.113.11.512.01.6
  Micropolitan14.61.420.62.913.62.012.92.1
  Noncore13.21.820.63.212.02.59.91.7
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish15.70.519.41.015.90.814.70.7
Other19.61.520.52.217.72.619.62.5
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good15.60.518.81.115.70.914.70.6
Fair/poor19.11.022.11.617.51.518.11.7
Activity limitationscBasic activities20.21.021.31.917.91.621.41.7
Complex activities20.01.219.62.119.62.220.82.2
Neither basic nor complex activities15.40.519.41.115.80.914.20.6
U.S. bornYes15.60.519.71.115.80.814.40.7
No18.91.219.61.917.72.119.01.7

a Persons age 18 and over. 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.

b 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.

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_14-2d: 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_14-2d.html