Table 14_1_6-2c

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_6.2c
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 family income,a United States, 2007
  TotalNegative/poor�Near poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 3.50.35.30.94.90.73.20.61.80.5
Age0-53.50.55.01.05.61.32.80.8DSUDSU
6-173.40.45.61.14.60.83.40.8DSUDSU
GenderMale3.30.46.01.14.90.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Female3.60.44.71.05.01.13.80.8DSUDSU
RaceWhite, single race3.20.46.01.24.80.92.70.6DSUDSU
Black, single race4.20.84.61.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Asian, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races3.10.35.11.04.20.93.10.71.90.5
  Non-Hispanic, White2.70.46.11.63.71.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Non-Hispanic, Black4.30.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Hispanic, all races4.90.76.01.56.51.44.01.1DSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private2.70.4DSUDSUDSUDSU3.00.61.90.5
Public only4.70.64.80.85.91.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
UninsuredDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencebMetropolitan3.40.35.40.94.90.83.30.71.70.5
  Large central metro4.10.64.91.36.21.54.01.2DSUDSU
  Large fringe metro3.00.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro3.40.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metroDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan3.80.85.11.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan4.41.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish3.00.35.30.94.30.72.70.61.80.5
Other5.81.0DSUDSU6.21.77.62.1DSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good3.20.35.50.94.60.72.90.61.70.5
Fair/poor11.83.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Children with special health care needsbYes4.10.76.31.65.11.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
No3.30.35.10.94.70.83.00.6DSUDSU
U.S. bornYes3.30.35.40.94.80.83.00.61.70.5
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: 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_6-2c: 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_6-2c.html