Table 14_1_3-2a

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_3.2a
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never listened carefully to them, by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 8.60.38.30.310.00.99.61.5DSUDSUDSUDSU14.13.1
Age18-4410.40.510.30.611.11.39.02.0DSUDSUDSUDSU15.24.2
45-648.40.58.20.59.21.110.92.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over5.20.54.70.57.91.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale8.70.48.30.511.31.47.31.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female8.60.48.30.59.11.011.51.9DSUDSUDSUDSU14.03.8
Family incomeaNegative/poor13.31.013.01.314.41.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low11.00.810.81.012.11.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle8.30.68.40.77.51.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High7.20.56.80.58.31.710.42.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationbLess than high school11.20.710.10.814.61.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate7.90.57.30.610.71.512.33.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college8.20.48.20.57.11.18.51.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed9.00.48.90.59.21.18.91.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Not employed11.50.710.70.813.71.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private7.80.47.70.47.41.18.51.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only14.41.215.31.511.91.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured18.11.316.61.424.33.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only6.01.05.51.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private4.30.74.10.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public6.21.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan8.60.38.40.49.90.99.31.5DSUDSUDSUDSU10.53.1
  Large central metro9.70.69.90.88.91.110.32.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro8.00.68.00.79.21.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro8.00.67.50.713.62.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro8.41.27.71.110.62.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan8.50.77.90.810.22.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan9.21.08.71.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore7.31.26.51.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish8.40.38.10.410.00.98.01.8DSUDSUDSUDSU14.73.2
Other10.91.110.91.2DSUDSU11.52.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good7.90.37.60.49.11.09.31.5DSUDSUDSUDSU9.32.8
Fair/poor12.90.812.30.913.61.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities9.40.78.70.810.81.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities13.11.113.11.312.22.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities8.20.38.00.49.61.09.71.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
U.S. bornYes8.40.38.10.49.90.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU15.23.3
No10.10.810.11.110.32.810.61.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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_3-2a: 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_3-2a.html