Table 14_1_6-2a

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_6.2a
Children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never explained things clearly, by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 3.50.33.20.44.20.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Age0-53.50.53.50.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
6-173.40.43.00.44.71.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale3.30.43.00.53.30.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female3.60.43.30.55.21.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomeaNegative/poor5.30.96.01.24.61.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low4.90.74.80.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle3.20.62.70.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High1.80.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private2.70.42.30.44.01.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only4.70.64.90.74.41.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
UninsuredDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencebMetropolitan3.40.33.00.44.40.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro4.10.63.70.74.91.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro3.00.62.40.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro3.40.83.60.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metroDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan3.80.83.90.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan4.41.24.81.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish3.00.32.70.43.90.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Other5.81.05.81.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good3.20.33.00.33.90.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fair/poor11.83.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Children with special health care needsbYes4.10.74.20.94.21.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No3.30.32.90.44.00.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
U.S. bornYes3.30.33.10.43.90.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NoDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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 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_6-2a: 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_6-2a.html