Table 14_1_9-1

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_9.1
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never spent enough time with them, United States, 2002-2007
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 13.30.413.90.413.90.413.40.413.90.415.30.4
65 and over8.
RaceWhite, single race12.90.413.30.413.20.412.80.413.50.414.80.4
Black, single race14.
Asian, single race15.71.822.42.618.22.519.
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSU19.95.3DSUDSUDSUDSU11.83.322.23.3
Multiple races22.13.720.03.912.92.818.53.318.
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races13.20.413.80.413.70.413.10.413.40.414.60.4
  Non-Hispanic, White12.70.513.00.512.90.412.30.412.90.414.00.5
  Non-Hispanic, Black14.
Hispanic, all races14.
Family incomeaNegative/poor17.
Near poor/low16.
EducationbLess than high school14.50.815.90.917.
High school graduate11.50.714.50.613.50.612.80.613.40.614.70.6
At least some college13.80.513.00.513.00.513.30.513.60.514.80.5
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed14.10.514.60.514.50.514.30.514.70.516.40.5
Not employed15.60.916.60.817.10.915.40.817.00.917.10.8
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private13.00.513.40.513.50.512.90.513.80.515.30.5
Public only19.21.423.01.520.41.419.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only9.
Medicare and private7.
Medicare and other public11.51.915.
Location of residencecMetropolitan13.30.414.00.414.30.413.50.414.10.515.70.4
  Large central metro15.80.814.70.816.10.815.50.716.20.718.20.8
  Large fringe metro11.70.813.70.713.00.713.90.714.30.815.40.7
  Medium metro12.20.714.00.813.40.810.90.813.
  Small metro12.21.412.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish13.00.413.60.413.70.413.00.413.30.414.70.4
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good12.20.412.80.412.80.412.50.413.10.414.30.4
Activity limitationscBasic activities14.10.916.30.917.
Complex activities17.
Neither basic nor complex activities13.00.513.30.413.10.412.90.413.40.515.20.4

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.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 14_1_9-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.