T13_1_4_2a

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_4.2a
Children who needed care right away for an illness, injury, or condition in the last 12 months who sometimes or never got care as soon as wanted,a by race, United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 5.70.65.60.76.21.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Age0-55.31.05.71.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
6-175.90.85.60.97.01.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale5.30.85.10.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female6.11.06.31.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomebNegative/poor8.81.99.62.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low6.81.47.21.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle4.81.14.51.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High4.01.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private4.70.84.70.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only6.31.16.41.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
UninsuredDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan5.50.75.70.84.51.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro5.41.25.31.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metroDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro5.51.36.21.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metroDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan6.71.85.31.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  MicropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore7.72.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish5.00.74.80.86.21.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Other10.82.511.52.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good5.50.65.60.75.31.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fair/poorDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNdYes6.31.36.11.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No5.30.85.40.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
U.S. bornYes5.20.65.10.76.21.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NoDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a. Denominator includes children who needed care right away for an illness, injury, or condition 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_4_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_4_2a.html