Table 14_1_2-1

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_2.1
Children whose health providers sometimes or never listened carefully, explained things clearly, respected what they or their parents had to say, and spent enough time with them,a United States, 2002-2007
  200720062005200420032002
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 4.90.34.80.35.50.35.70.36.10.36.70.3
Age0-55.20.55.20.55.80.56.10.66.40.56.90.5
6-174.80.44.60.35.40.45.40.45.90.46.70.4
GenderMale5.10.44.90.45.80.56.10.46.10.46.60.4
Female4.80.44.80.45.20.45.20.46.00.46.90.4
RaceWhite, single race4.80.44.90.45.30.45.40.35.50.46.50.4
Black, single race5.10.95.10.65.70.76.30.87.50.97.10.7
Asian, single raceDSUDSU3.51.0DSUDSU7.62.312.53.010.22.6
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races4.71.2DSUDSU6.71.87.91.86.71.610.12.3
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races4.50.44.40.34.80.35.20.45.60.46.10.4
  Non-Hispanic, White4.20.44.20.44.40.44.80.44.80.45.60.4
  Non-Hispanic, Black5.10.94.80.65.70.76.30.97.50.97.10.7
Hispanic, all races6.80.77.00.68.80.87.90.78.40.710.20.8
Family incomebNegative/poor7.50.97.70.99.30.99.10.99.50.911.31.0
Near poor/low6.30.86.80.77.30.77.50.98.81.09.30.8
Middle4.30.64.40.45.30.65.40.55.40.66.20.6
High3.40.52.60.42.50.43.00.43.30.43.40.4
Health insuranceAny private4.00.43.50.34.00.34.10.34.70.45.30.4
Public only6.50.67.70.68.60.68.80.89.40.710.60.8
Uninsured7.21.95.71.27.21.79.51.66.41.27.31.3
Location of residencecMetropolitan4.90.44.80.35.40.35.60.46.20.46.80.4
  Large central metro5.10.65.10.56.00.67.80.86.90.68.20.7
  Large fringe metro4.40.73.70.74.20.54.50.54.90.65.60.6
  Medium metro5.60.85.70.76.70.74.20.66.50.76.40.7
  Small metro4.21.04.91.04.41.15.30.96.61.36.91.0
Nonmetropolitan5.30.95.20.76.10.95.90.85.50.76.30.6
  Micropolitan6.21.15.90.96.01.15.71.15.70.86.30.8
  Noncore3.81.0DSUDSU6.31.36.31.45.11.36.41.0
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish4.50.44.60.35.00.35.40.35.60.46.30.3
Other7.10.86.70.68.70.98.00.99.51.011.71.5
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good4.70.34.60.35.30.35.50.35.90.36.60.3
Fair/poor13.22.815.32.413.22.312.42.214.22.413.92.2
Children with special health care needscYes5.90.76.00.66.10.57.20.77.10.68.20.7
No4.60.44.50.35.40.45.20.45.80.46.30.3
U.S. bornYes4.80.3DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC5.90.36.60.3
NoDSUDSUDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC9.82.211.21.9

a Composite measure of how often health providers sometimes or never listened carefully, explained things clearly, showed respect for what they had to say, and spent enough time with them. The weights are adjusted for nonresponse based on how many of the four questions had a response. For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.

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.

DNC - Data have not been collected.

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_2-1: 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_2-1.html