Table 14_1_6-2b

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_6.2b
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 ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 3.50.33.10.32.70.44.30.84.90.7
Age0-53.50.53.30.63.20.7DSUDSU4.30.9
6-173.40.43.00.42.40.54.81.05.30.9
GenderMale3.30.42.90.52.60.53.20.84.80.8
Female3.60.43.30.52.80.65.31.25.01.0
Family incomeaNegative/poor5.30.95.11.06.11.6DSUDSU6.01.5
Near poor/low4.90.74.20.93.71.0DSUDSU6.51.4
Middle3.20.63.10.7DSUDSUDSUDSU4.01.1
High1.80.51.90.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private2.70.42.80.42.30.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only4.70.63.70.63.40.84.41.06.81.2
UninsuredDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencebMetropolitan3.40.33.00.42.40.44.50.94.70.8
  Large central metro4.10.63.50.7DSUDSU5.11.55.31.1
  Large fringe metro3.00.63.00.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro3.40.83.00.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metroDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan3.80.83.50.93.61.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan4.41.24.31.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish3.00.33.10.32.70.43.90.82.60.6
Other5.81.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU6.61.1
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good3.20.33.00.32.60.43.90.84.30.7
Fair/poor11.83.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Children with special health care needsbYes4.10.73.90.83.91.04.21.25.51.4
No3.30.32.90.42.30.44.00.94.80.8
U.S. bornYes3.30.33.00.32.70.43.90.74.80.7
NoDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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: 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_6-2b: 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_6-2b.html