Table 14_1_2-2c

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_2.2c
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 family income,b United States, 2007
  TotalNegative/poor�Near poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 4.90.37.50.96.30.84.30.63.40.5
Age0-55.20.57.71.17.01.33.70.73.80.9
6-174.80.47.41.25.90.74.60.73.20.6
GenderMale5.10.48.21.16.81.03.60.73.80.7
Female4.80.46.91.15.91.05.00.83.00.7
RaceWhite, single race4.80.48.01.26.40.94.30.73.10.5
Black, single race5.10.96.31.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Asian, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races4.71.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races4.50.46.81.05.90.94.00.63.40.5
  Non-Hispanic, White4.20.47.71.75.81.13.80.83.20.6
  Non-Hispanic, Black5.10.96.21.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Hispanic, all races6.80.79.11.67.51.35.81.0DSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private4.00.410.63.04.91.13.90.53.40.5
Public only6.50.67.10.96.70.95.01.2DSUDSU
Uninsured7.21.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan4.90.47.81.16.40.94.30.63.20.5
  Large central metro5.10.67.01.37.11.44.40.83.00.8
  Large fringe metro4.40.7DSUDSUDSUDSU4.01.13.60.8
  Medium metro5.60.87.71.88.61.95.91.7DSUDSU
  Small metro4.21.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan5.30.96.31.46.01.74.41.2DSUDSU
  Micropolitan6.21.15.81.67.52.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore3.81.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish4.50.47.71.05.80.83.80.63.30.5
Other7.10.86.91.67.31.48.41.5DSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good4.70.37.60.96.10.83.80.53.30.5
Fair/poor13.22.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Children with special health care needscYes5.90.77.81.47.41.65.51.54.61.0
No4.60.47.51.05.90.84.00.53.00.6
U.S. bornYes4.80.37.60.96.20.84.20.63.20.5
NoDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 14_1_2-2c: 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_2-2c.html