T14_1_12_2c

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_12.2c
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 family income,b United States, 2008
  TotalNegative/poor�Near poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 5.00.47.80.85.20.84.80.73.40.7
Age0-54.10.56.31.14.80.93.40.9DSUDSU
6-175.50.69.11.25.41.15.71.03.71.0
GenderMale5.30.67.51.15.30.95.10.94.41.2
Female4.70.58.11.15.11.14.60.8DSUDSU
RaceWhite, single race4.90.57.21.25.01.04.70.83.80.9
Black, single race6.61.09.11.76.71.56.61.9DSUDSU
Asian, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races4.80.58.71.24.51.04.60.83.40.8
  Non-Hispanic, White4.60.68.42.0DSUDSU4.50.93.81.0
  Non-Hispanic, Black6.11.09.01.86.21.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Hispanic, all races6.00.86.11.26.81.56.11.6DSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private4.10.515.13.33.20.94.30.83.40.8
Public only6.40.76.70.86.21.36.61.8DSUDSU
Uninsured8.32.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan4.90.47.80.95.40.94.90.73.20.7
  Large central metro4.80.66.71.36.61.24.21.1DSUDSU
  Large fringe metro3.70.6DSUDSUDSUDSU5.81.4DSUDSU
  Medium metro5.40.97.41.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro8.31.814.63.1DSUDSU8.12.3DSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan5.41.58.12.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  MicropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish5.00.48.61.05.31.04.70.73.50.8
Other5.40.96.21.65.01.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good4.80.47.40.85.00.84.70.73.20.7
Fair/poor15.63.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNdYes6.90.812.12.06.31.66.51.6DSUDSU
No4.40.46.60.94.80.94.40.82.90.8
U.S. bornYes4.90.47.80.85.00.84.80.73.30.8
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, 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.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T14_1_12_2c: 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_2c.html