Table 17_1_1-1

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 17_1_1.1
People who had an office-based or outpatient department visit,a United States, 2002-2007
  200720062005200420032002
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 73.00.473.40.573.40.473.00.574.10.474.10.4
Age0-1772.80.772.70.872.70.773.10.774.00.773.40.7
18-4462.70.763.40.763.20.762.60.764.70.665.20.5
45-6478.50.679.40.679.80.678.80.680.10.580.20.5
65 and over91.60.692.30.592.10.592.50.591.80.691.30.5
GenderMale66.60.566.50.666.50.666.60.666.80.567.20.5
Female79.10.480.20.579.90.579.10.581.20.480.70.4
RaceWhite, single race74.60.575.30.575.30.574.80.576.00.476.00.4
Black, single race65.60.965.71.064.71.163.71.065.81.065.11.2
Asian, single race65.61.962.72.663.02.066.91.663.31.964.01.7
NHOPI, single race72.76.165.28.357.36.160.95.266.95.074.37.3
AI/AN, single race64.44.270.74.270.33.563.32.970.83.863.94.0
Multiple races72.82.571.62.873.12.678.02.074.72.781.22.1
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races75.50.476.00.575.90.575.60.576.50.476.40.4
  Non-Hispanic, White78.10.578.90.478.90.578.30.579.30.479.20.4
  Non-Hispanic, Black65.40.965.71.064.71.163.61.165.91.064.91.2
Hispanic, all races59.21.059.10.958.90.957.60.960.01.059.71.0
Family incomebNegative/poor66.91.067.81.166.40.966.70.967.70.868.11.0
Near poor/low66.40.866.60.869.00.968.10.968.50.969.90.8
Middle71.40.772.20.771.60.871.40.773.10.672.80.6
High79.20.679.50.679.30.679.00.679.90.679.20.5
EducationcLess than high school64.21.066.00.965.50.865.90.968.10.869.00.8
High school graduate70.20.771.30.871.50.771.50.772.60.772.50.6
At least some college78.10.678.30.678.50.577.10.678.20.678.40.5
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed68.30.568.80.668.60.668.10.669.30.569.80.5
Not employed73.10.974.20.974.50.872.60.875.80.875.20.8
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private75.70.576.10.575.50.575.10.576.60.476.00.4
Public only72.20.972.40.972.80.973.30.974.50.974.60.9
Uninsured43.41.242.61.143.81.042.00.942.61.045.01.0
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only88.51.190.60.990.01.189.81.288.41.190.01.0
Medicare and private94.40.794.40.694.60.694.80.694.00.792.80.7
Medicare and other public91.51.389.91.388.71.690.41.492.41.290.11.5
Location of residencedMetropolitan72.80.572.90.573.00.572.80.573.60.473.50.4
  Large central metro68.20.768.60.968.30.768.10.869.20.769.90.6
  Large fringe metro77.00.875.10.875.70.875.70.875.10.875.60.8
  Medium metro73.90.975.30.876.01.075.40.977.10.775.10.7
  Small metro74.31.576.21.474.41.274.51.276.21.076.51.1
Nonmetropolitan74.01.076.01.175.41.274.01.377.00.977.20.8
  Micropolitan74.41.475.81.475.21.573.91.776.81.277.71.1
  Noncore73.31.876.31.675.62.274.12.077.61.476.11.5
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish75.50.476.20.476.00.575.60.576.70.476.40.4
Other56.61.255.11.255.21.255.41.056.71.157.31.1
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good71.40.472.00.571.60.571.30.572.70.472.40.4
Fair/poor87.10.886.80.788.60.687.50.787.10.788.90.6
Activity limitationsdBasic activities92.90.692.40.593.50.592.80.592.90.593.30.5
Complex activities92.00.892.80.892.90.892.20.792.20.793.60.6
Neither basic nor complex activities70.10.570.80.570.50.569.80.571.30.571.50.4

a Includes physician and nonphysician office-based visits; physician and nonphysician outpatient department visits; and inpatient visits where the admission date was the same as the discharge date ("zero night" stays).

b 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.

c 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.

d For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.

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 17_1_1-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/17_utilization/T17_1_1-1.html