Table 14_1_3-2b

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_3.2b
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 ethnicity, United States, 2007
  TotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
  All racesWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 8.60.38.40.38.00.410.00.911.10.9
Age18-4410.40.510.20.610.10.711.11.311.21.2
45-648.40.58.10.57.70.59.31.212.71.7
65 and over5.20.55.10.54.60.68.01.76.91.9
GenderMale8.70.48.30.47.90.511.31.412.31.5
Female8.60.48.40.48.00.59.21.010.31.1
Family incomeaNegative/poor13.31.013.21.212.91.614.11.913.91.9
Near poor/low11.00.810.60.910.31.112.21.713.21.8
Middle8.30.68.10.68.10.77.61.39.91.4
High7.20.57.10.56.70.58.41.78.91.8
EducationbLess than high school11.20.710.50.88.81.014.51.713.31.2
High school graduate7.90.57.60.66.90.610.81.511.02.0
At least some college8.20.48.10.48.10.57.21.18.61.4
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed9.00.48.70.48.60.59.21.111.31.2
Not employed11.50.711.30.810.31.013.81.812.91.4
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private7.80.47.60.47.50.57.51.19.41.2
Public only14.41.214.91.416.51.911.81.812.01.8
Uninsured18.11.318.21.616.11.824.43.717.62.1
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only6.01.05.71.05.11.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private4.30.74.40.74.10.7DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public6.21.36.41.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan8.60.38.40.48.00.410.00.910.80.9
  Large central metro9.70.69.50.69.60.99.11.110.71.2
  Large fringe metro8.00.67.80.67.60.79.21.612.02.2
  Medium metro8.00.67.90.77.30.713.72.89.42.2
  Small metro8.41.28.21.27.31.210.62.8DSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan8.50.78.30.77.70.89.92.515.43.7
  Micropolitan9.21.09.11.08.61.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore7.31.26.71.25.81.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish8.40.38.30.37.90.410.10.911.71.4
Other10.91.111.42.0DSUDSUDSUDSU10.51.1
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good7.90.37.60.37.30.49.11.010.51.0
Fair/poor12.90.812.90.912.21.113.71.913.11.9
Activity limitationscBasic activities9.40.79.20.88.50.910.91.711.82.5
Complex activities13.11.113.21.213.31.412.22.211.43.0
Neither basic nor complex activities8.20.37.90.37.50.49.61.011.01.0
U.S. bornYes8.40.38.30.37.90.49.90.911.51.5
No10.10.89.61.18.71.910.72.910.81.2

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: 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_3-2b: 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_3-2b.html