Table 14_1_9-2a

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_9.2a
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, by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 13.30.412.90.414.
65 and over8.
Family incomeaNegative/poor17.
Near poor/low16.
EducationbLess than high school14.50.813.
High school graduate11.50.710.70.714.81.515.93.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college13.80.513.60.611.61.416.52.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed14.10.513.90.614.01.316.92.2DSUDSUDSUDSU20.04.7
Not employed15.60.914.90.916.31.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private13.00.512.80.512.51.314.92.1DSUDSUDSUDSU17.64.1
Public only19.21.418.81.817.52.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only9.
Medicare and private7.
Medicare and other public11.51.912.32.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan13.30.412.90.514.
  Large central metro15.80.816.30.913.21.317.62.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro11.70.811.10.913.
  Medium metro12.20.711.60.818.12.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro12.21.411.71.413.53.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish13.00.412.70.413.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good12.20.411.90.513.
Activity limitationscBasic activities14.10.913.
Complex activities17.
Neither basic nor complex activities13.00.512.60.514.
U.S. bornYes13.10.412.70.413.

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_9-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.