Table 14_1_9-2c

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_9.2c
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 family income,a United States, 2007
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 13.30.417.51.116.81.012.60.711.80.6
Age18-4416.10.618.81.521.71.615.01.114.30.9
45-6412.50.519.52.018.52.011.41.011.00.7
65 and over8.60.711.21.99.01.68.61.37.81.2
GenderMale12.60.517.32.017.71.713.01.010.50.7
Female13.80.517.61.316.31.212.20.913.00.8
RaceWhite, single race12.90.418.01.415.81.212.30.811.60.6
Black, single race14.21.017.42.021.82.611.71.69.71.8
Asian, single race15.71.9DSUDSUDSUDSU15.23.216.32.5
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races22.13.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races13.20.418.01.317.41.212.30.711.70.6
  Non-Hispanic, White12.70.519.01.716.41.411.80.911.40.6
  Non-Hispanic, Black14.31.017.02.022.02.711.91.79.81.8
Hispanic, all races14.11.115.42.113.31.915.01.913.02.0
EducationbLess than high school14.50.817.91.616.01.513.81.68.61.8
High school graduate11.50.715.41.915.61.510.11.19.71.0
At least some college13.80.519.32.418.82.113.91.012.50.7
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed14.10.515.01.822.01.614.00.912.50.6
Not employed15.60.922.11.816.81.811.21.612.81.6
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private13.00.515.32.318.31.712.40.812.40.6
Public only19.21.419.42.021.72.615.73.3DSUDSU
Uninsured21.11.523.13.025.03.021.02.714.93.1
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only9.41.3DSUDSU8.02.110.82.5DSUDSU
Medicare and private7.30.9DSUDSU7.92.27.41.57.11.3
Medicare and other public11.51.916.13.712.73.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan13.30.418.21.316.81.212.60.811.80.6
  Large central metro15.80.819.62.119.72.115.31.314.01.2
  Large fringe metro11.70.814.83.015.52.69.81.311.71.0
  Medium metro12.20.716.82.016.71.812.91.49.21.1
  Small metro12.21.421.53.910.02.411.32.511.12.0
Nonmetropolitan13.21.015.22.216.72.012.21.811.71.6
  Micropolitan14.11.315.33.217.12.512.52.213.41.9
  Noncore11.51.615.03.315.73.311.62.98.22.5
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish13.00.418.21.216.41.112.50.711.50.6
Other16.11.314.02.419.23.113.21.817.92.8
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good12.20.414.61.215.41.111.80.811.30.6
Fair/poor19.21.123.62.321.12.216.51.717.32.2
Activity limitationscBasic activities14.10.919.42.413.91.713.91.511.91.5
Complex activities17.61.223.72.517.32.313.91.915.82.8
Neither basic nor complex activities13.00.516.31.317.31.212.40.811.80.6
U.S. bornYes13.10.418.71.316.71.112.60.811.30.6
No14.81.012.22.217.12.512.51.516.31.7

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 February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 14_1_9-2c: 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_9-2c.html