Table 14_1_9-2b

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_9.2b
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 ethnicity, United States, 2007
  TotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
  All racesWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 13.30.413.20.412.70.514.31.014.11.1
Age18-4416.10.616.20.715.70.816.31.615.31.5
45-6412.50.512.40.612.20.712.61.213.91.8
65 and over8.60.78.60.88.30.811.52.19.52.5
GenderMale12.60.512.50.612.10.614.51.613.81.5
Female13.80.513.70.513.20.614.21.114.31.3
Family incomeaNegative/poor17.51.118.01.319.01.717.02.015.42.1
Near poor/low16.81.017.41.216.41.422.02.713.31.9
Middle12.60.712.30.711.80.911.91.715.01.9
High11.80.611.70.611.40.69.81.813.02.0
EducationbLess than high school14.50.814.61.013.51.318.82.114.11.6
High school graduate11.50.711.30.710.40.815.11.513.21.8
At least some college13.80.513.70.513.60.611.61.414.31.9
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed14.10.514.00.513.70.614.11.315.01.4
Not employed15.60.915.70.914.91.116.41.814.51.9
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private13.00.513.00.512.70.612.61.313.51.4
Public only19.21.420.71.720.82.317.32.012.72.4
Uninsured21.11.521.41.820.22.122.83.220.02.6
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only9.41.39.21.48.61.512.73.6DSUDSU
Medicare and private7.30.97.30.97.11.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public11.51.912.42.314.43.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan13.30.413.20.512.70.514.31.014.11.1
  Large central metro15.80.815.80.916.21.113.41.316.01.5
  Large fringe metro11.70.811.90.811.20.913.82.29.52.4
  Medium metro12.20.712.20.811.50.818.22.812.32.1
  Small metro12.21.411.91.411.31.513.53.216.04.6
Nonmetropolitan13.21.013.21.012.71.114.33.314.33.1
  Micropolitan14.11.314.21.414.11.414.84.1DSUDSU
  Noncore11.51.611.11.610.11.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish13.00.413.00.412.60.513.91.013.41.6
Other16.11.318.02.518.14.8DSUDSU14.91.4
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good12.20.412.10.511.60.513.31.113.81.2
Fair/poor19.21.119.91.219.51.418.22.015.22.2
Activity limitationscBasic activities14.10.914.00.913.41.014.21.915.93.0
Complex activities17.61.217.81.317.61.515.02.315.63.2
Neither basic nor complex activities13.00.512.90.512.40.514.21.114.01.2
U.S. bornYes13.10.413.00.412.60.513.91.014.11.6
No14.81.015.31.414.92.517.94.014.21.3

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: 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_9-2b: 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_9-2b.html