Table 14_1_15-2a

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_15.2a
People with a usual source of care for whom health care providers explain and provide all treatment options, by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 94.30.394.30.395.60.592.51.8DSUDSU88.63.794.01.5
Age0-1794.60.594.70.595.11.093.92.3DSUDSUDSUDSU92.92.4
18-4494.10.494.10.595.30.792.42.5DSUDSUDSUDSU93.82.0
45-6494.40.494.20.597.00.791.12.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
0-6494.40.394.30.395.70.592.51.8DSUDSU88.04.093.81.6
65 and over94.10.694.00.795.01.392.52.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale94.00.494.00.495.30.790.72.6DSUDSUDSUDSU92.72.3
Female94.60.394.50.395.90.593.91.4DSUDSU90.83.795.01.6
Family incomeaNegative/poor93.00.792.80.995.61.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU87.24.5
Near poor/low93.50.693.30.794.11.595.42.5DSUDSUDSUDSU94.92.1
Middle94.10.594.00.595.00.995.41.7DSUDSUDSUDSU95.12.9
High95.20.495.10.498.00.691.33.1DSUDSUDSUDSU96.91.8
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school92.60.692.30.795.11.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate94.50.594.30.596.20.790.72.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college94.60.494.60.496.00.792.92.6DSUDSUDSUDSU94.62.1
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed94.40.494.20.496.40.691.62.1DSUDSUDSUDSU95.91.4
Not employed93.80.593.70.695.11.292.83.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private94.90.394.80.496.40.693.31.8DSUDSUDSUDSU95.91.6
Public only93.10.693.00.894.81.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU89.53.3
Uninsured92.10.992.11.194.41.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only93.81.093.71.194.52.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private94.40.894.30.996.32.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public93.21.493.51.693.52.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan94.10.394.00.395.50.592.41.8DSUDSU90.33.494.81.4
  Large central metro94.20.593.80.696.00.892.52.2DSUDSUDSUDSU97.51.4
  Large fringe metro94.50.694.40.695.71.393.64.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro93.90.693.90.793.61.392.14.3DSUDSUDSUDSU96.41.6
  Small metro93.80.994.11.095.61.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan95.20.695.20.597.11.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan94.90.794.90.798.01.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore95.61.095.81.095.53.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish94.50.394.40.395.80.591.42.9DSUDSU92.13.693.91.5
Other92.60.892.80.9DSUDSU93.81.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good94.60.394.50.396.00.592.51.9DSUDSU90.43.294.21.6
Fair/poor92.30.792.40.893.11.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities92.40.792.30.894.51.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities92.40.892.30.993.81.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities94.50.394.50.496.20.592.42.0DSUDSUDSUDSU95.91.3
U.S. bornYes94.50.394.50.395.60.594.01.9DSUDSU89.63.893.81.5
No92.40.892.30.996.21.591.62.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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_15-2a: 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_15-2a.html