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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 14_1_12.2a
Rating of health care 0-6 on a scale from 0 to 10 (best grade) for children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months,a by race, United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 5.00.44.90.56.61.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Age0-54.10.53.30.57.71.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
6-175.50.65.80.75.91.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale5.30.65.20.76.91.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female4.70.54.50.66.21.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomebNegative/poor7.80.87.21.29.11.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low5.20.85.01.06.71.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle4.80.74.70.86.61.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High3.40.73.80.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private4.10.54.30.63.70.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only6.40.75.70.88.71.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured8.32.19.12.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan4.90.44.70.56.81.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro4.80.64.70.86.21.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro3.70.63.10.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro5.40.95.11.18.22.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro8.31.88.72.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan5.41.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  MicropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish5.00.44.80.56.10.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Other5.40.95.41.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good4.80.44.70.56.11.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fair/poor15.63.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNdYes6.90.86.41.010.51.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No4.40.44.40.55.21.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
U.S. bornYes4.90.44.70.56.20.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No8.22.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (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: T14_1_12_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/nhqrdr11/14_patientcenteredness/T14_1_12_2a.html