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2011 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 13_1_2.2a
Children who had an appointment for routine health care in the last 12 months who sometimes or never got an appointment as soon as wanted,a by race, United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 6.50.46.10.57.21.112.63.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Age0-54.80.54.40.67.51.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
6-177.50.67.10.67.01.318.85.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale7.10.76.80.87.81.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female5.90.55.40.66.71.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomebNegative/poor8.31.08.01.58.61.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low6.50.96.31.07.11.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle5.90.85.70.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High6.21.15.61.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private5.90.65.60.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only7.70.87.41.08.11.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured6.91.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan6.60.56.30.56.81.113.03.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro6.90.76.80.95.91.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro5.01.04.30.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro7.20.97.40.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro9.91.99.42.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan5.60.84.90.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan5.51.04.51.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore5.61.65.51.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish6.10.55.70.57.31.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Other8.81.28.81.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good6.50.46.10.57.31.112.53.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fair/poor6.51.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNdYes8.21.17.61.28.92.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No6.00.55.70.66.71.110.82.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
U.S. bornYes6.20.46.00.56.91.110.72.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No14.94.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a. Denominator includes children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months, excluding missing data.

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. For more information, see the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.

d. CSHCN: Children with special health care needs. For details refer to the MEPS documentation for the 2008� Full Year Consolidated Data File at http://www.meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_stats/download_data_files_detail.jsp?cboPufNumber=HC-121.

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 March 2012
Internet Citation: T13_1_2_2a: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/13_timeliness/T13_1_2_2a.html