Table 14_1_2-2a

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_2.2a
Children who had a doctor�s office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never listened carefully, explained things clearly, showed respect for what they had to say, and spent enough time with them,a by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 4.90.34.80.45.10.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU4.71.2
Age0-55.20.55.40.64.11.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
6-174.80.44.40.55.71.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale5.10.45.00.54.10.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female4.80.44.50.56.21.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomebNegative/poor7.50.98.01.26.31.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low6.30.86.40.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle4.30.64.30.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High3.40.53.10.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private4.00.43.80.44.71.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only6.50.66.60.75.50.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU5.91.6
Uninsured7.21.97.62.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan4.90.44.60.45.41.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU4.91.3
  Large central metro5.10.64.70.65.81.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro4.40.73.80.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro5.60.85.81.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro4.21.04.41.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan5.30.95.51.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan6.21.16.81.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore3.81.03.41.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish4.50.44.30.44.70.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU4.91.2
Other7.10.87.30.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good4.70.34.60.44.90.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU4.81.2
Fair/poor13.22.813.33.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Children with special health care needscYes5.90.76.40.94.91.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No4.60.44.30.45.01.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU5.71.5
U.S. bornYes4.80.34.70.44.80.84.31.2DSUDSUDSUDSU4.71.2
NoDSUDSU5.71.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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.

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_2-2a: 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_2-2a.html