T14_1_12_2b

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_12.2b
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 ethnicity, United States, 2008
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 5.00.44.80.54.60.66.11.06.00.8
Age0-54.10.53.90.52.80.67.31.74.80.9
6-175.50.65.20.65.50.85.40.97.01.0
GenderMale5.30.65.10.64.70.86.71.16.51.1
Female4.70.54.50.64.40.75.51.25.50.9
Family incomebNegative/poor7.80.88.71.28.42.09.01.86.11.2
Near poor/low5.20.84.51.0DSUDSU6.21.46.81.5
Middle4.80.74.60.84.50.9DSUDSU6.11.6
High3.40.73.40.83.81.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private4.10.54.10.54.30.63.40.94.40.9
Public only6.40.76.50.95.41.28.11.66.31.0
Uninsured8.32.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan4.90.44.60.54.30.66.41.16.20.8
  Large central metro4.80.64.00.7DSUDSU5.61.36.51.1
  Large fringe metro3.70.63.50.72.80.7DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro5.40.95.61.15.11.38.62.0DSUDSU
  Small metro8.31.87.62.18.42.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan5.41.55.61.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  MicropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish5.00.44.80.54.60.65.80.96.31.1
Other5.40.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU5.91.0
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good4.80.44.50.54.40.65.61.05.90.8
Fair/poor15.63.617.24.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNdYes6.90.86.90.96.11.110.82.07.41.3
No4.40.44.00.54.00.64.51.05.90.9
U.S. bornYes4.90.44.80.54.60.65.90.95.60.7
No8.22.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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, 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: SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T14_1_12_2b: 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_2b.html