Table 14_1_15-2c

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_15.2c
People with a usual source of care for whom health care providers explain and provide all treatment options, by family income,a United States, 2007
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 94.30.393.00.793.50.694.10.595.20.4
Age0-1794.60.594.20.993.21.094.30.896.20.8
18-4494.10.491.61.293.41.094.60.694.60.7
45-6494.40.491.91.593.81.193.50.995.30.6
0-6494.40.392.90.793.40.794.20.595.30.4
65 and over94.10.693.51.693.91.193.51.194.71.0
GenderMale94.00.492.91.092.60.893.40.695.10.5
Female94.60.393.00.894.20.694.70.595.30.5
RaceWhite, single race94.30.392.80.993.30.794.00.595.10.4
Black, single race95.60.595.61.094.11.595.00.998.00.6
Asian, single race92.51.8DSUDSU95.42.595.41.791.33.1
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race88.63.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races94.01.587.24.594.92.195.12.996.91.8
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races94.60.393.40.793.50.794.40.595.40.4
  Non-Hispanic, White94.60.393.11.093.10.994.40.695.40.4
  Non-Hispanic, Black95.60.595.61.094.01.595.01.098.00.6
Hispanic, all races92.40.891.71.693.51.092.21.291.82.1
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school92.60.691.21.392.91.192.91.093.41.3
High school graduate94.50.593.61.294.01.093.50.996.00.7
At least some college94.60.491.81.694.01.094.70.694.90.5
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed94.40.491.21.493.31.094.20.695.00.5
Not employed93.80.592.21.294.11.293.91.194.90.9
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private94.90.395.41.294.10.994.40.695.40.4
Public only93.10.692.60.993.51.193.21.495.52.1
Uninsured92.10.991.21.991.01.893.11.592.92.4
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only93.81.092.53.194.01.892.32.295.71.4
Medicare and private94.40.893.43.295.41.494.21.494.21.2
Medicare and other public93.21.494.51.990.12.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan94.10.392.80.793.50.793.80.594.90.5
  Large central metro94.20.594.11.193.41.193.80.894.80.7
  Large fringe metro94.50.692.81.795.91.294.21.194.60.9
  Medium metro93.90.691.21.492.21.394.10.895.21.1
  Small metro93.80.991.22.392.92.192.51.896.31.1
Nonmetropolitan95.20.693.71.593.51.395.11.096.90.8
  Micropolitan94.90.793.61.991.91.896.11.296.11.0
  Noncore95.61.093.82.396.41.693.62.198.80.8
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish94.50.393.50.793.50.794.10.595.40.4
Other92.60.890.82.093.51.293.51.392.11.9
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good94.60.393.50.793.60.794.40.595.40.4
Fair/poor92.30.790.91.493.31.291.61.393.21.4
Activity limitationscBasic activities92.40.789.41.993.01.392.71.293.21.2
Complex activities92.40.889.71.893.71.592.71.693.51.8
Neither basic nor complex activities94.50.392.80.994.10.794.30.595.10.5
U.S. bornYes94.50.393.20.793.50.794.30.595.50.4
No92.40.891.71.993.51.192.41.292.01.8

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.

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 14_1_15-2c: 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_15-2c.html