Table 14_1_3-2c

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_3.2c
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 family income,a United States, 2007
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 8.60.313.31.011.00.88.30.67.20.5
Age18-4410.40.514.81.515.11.49.40.98.40.8
45-648.40.514.41.912.21.78.20.97.10.6
65 and over5.20.57.71.64.81.15.71.14.50.9
GenderMale8.70.412.81.713.11.58.90.96.90.6
Female8.60.413.51.29.80.97.90.77.40.6
RaceWhite, single race8.30.313.01.310.81.08.40.76.80.5
Black, single race10.00.914.41.912.11.77.51.38.31.7
Asian, single race9.61.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU10.42.1
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races14.13.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races8.40.313.21.210.60.98.10.67.10.5
  Non-Hispanic, White8.00.412.91.610.31.18.10.76.70.5
  Non-Hispanic, Black10.00.914.11.912.21.77.61.38.41.7
Hispanic, all races11.10.913.91.913.21.89.91.48.91.8
EducationbLess than high school11.20.714.51.612.11.310.41.46.51.3
High school graduate7.90.512.01.79.41.27.61.06.30.8
At least some college8.20.411.82.011.91.78.10.87.40.6
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed9.00.410.51.515.01.48.80.77.70.6
Not employed11.50.717.81.712.01.69.51.47.41.2
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private7.80.47.21.511.71.47.80.77.20.5
Public only14.41.216.41.813.31.912.33.0DSUDSU
Uninsured18.11.320.12.820.72.715.52.216.63.0
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only6.01.010.83.2DSUDSU7.12.1DSUDSU
Medicare and private4.30.7DSUDSUDSUDSU4.71.24.61.1
Medicare and other public6.21.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan8.60.313.61.211.21.08.30.67.20.5
  Large central metro9.70.615.52.014.61.810.01.16.70.8
  Large fringe metro8.00.611.62.29.31.76.91.18.00.9
  Medium metro8.00.611.32.29.91.67.61.06.80.9
  Small metro8.41.215.64.06.51.88.52.37.21.7
Nonmetropolitan8.50.712.31.810.41.78.11.46.71.2
  Micropolitan9.21.012.12.610.42.18.51.88.01.6
  Noncore7.31.212.62.610.53.17.42.0DSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish8.40.313.81.210.40.98.30.67.00.5
Other10.91.110.62.014.92.68.11.410.42.0
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good7.90.311.01.111.01.07.40.66.90.5
Fair/poor12.90.818.11.911.31.513.21.710.21.7
Activity limitationscBasic activities9.40.715.42.29.31.48.81.47.01.2
Complex activities13.11.118.22.311.11.910.92.012.32.5
Neither basic nor complex activities8.20.312.21.211.61.07.90.67.00.5
U.S. bornYes8.40.314.31.210.30.98.20.76.90.5
No10.10.88.71.614.62.28.91.39.11.4

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.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 14_1_3-2c: 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_3-2c.html