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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_15.1
People with a usual source of care for whom health care providers explained and provided all treatment options, United States, 2002-2008
  2008200720062005200420032002
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 94.40.394.30.394.60.394.60.394.70.294.10.392.40.3
Age0-1794.90.494.60.594.60.594.50.494.60.494.50.491.90.5
18-4494.50.494.10.494.50.494.60.494.60.493.70.592.00.4
45-6494.20.594.40.494.80.494.90.494.90.494.30.493.10.5
65 and over93.80.794.10.694.40.594.20.694.30.593.80.593.30.6
GenderMale94.60.394.00.494.80.394.80.394.80.393.90.392.70.4
Female94.30.494.60.394.40.394.30.394.60.394.30.392.20.3
RaceWhite, single race94.50.394.30.394.50.394.80.394.70.394.30.392.50.3
Black, single race95.10.595.60.595.50.694.60.794.50.794.00.792.80.8
Asian, single race91.81.492.51.893.01.792.61.696.01.090.41.789.32.1
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU73.017.096.22.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race92.02.388.63.794.72.390.23.293.63.296.31.591.13.4
Multiple races92.12.594.01.593.31.695.91.692.61.792.22.191.61.9
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races94.40.394.60.394.80.394.70.394.80.394.50.392.90.3
  Non-Hispanic, White94.50.494.60.394.80.394.90.394.70.394.80.393.10.4
  Non-Hispanic, Black95.20.595.60.595.70.694.70.794.60.794.10.792.90.8
Hispanic, all races94.50.692.40.893.30.693.80.593.80.691.20.888.60.8
Family incomeaNegative/poor93.90.593.00.792.40.892.90.793.60.692.00.888.80.8
Near poor/low93.70.793.50.694.10.693.70.693.70.692.20.791.60.7
Middle94.90.494.10.595.00.594.50.594.10.594.70.491.60.6
High94.50.595.20.495.00.495.50.395.90.495.00.494.40.4
EducationbLess than high school93.40.692.60.693.20.694.00.593.10.693.00.591.00.6
High school graduate95.30.494.50.594.60.494.90.494.80.493.90.592.60.4
At least some college93.80.494.60.495.00.394.70.495.20.394.30.493.40.4
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed94.50.494.40.495.00.395.10.394.90.394.40.392.90.4
Not employed93.80.693.80.593.20.693.20.694.20.592.10.890.60.7
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private94.70.394.90.395.40.395.10.395.20.394.70.393.00.4
Public only94.20.593.10.692.10.792.80.693.30.692.60.690.00.8
Uninsured93.41.092.10.992.21.093.80.892.60.891.70.989.21.0
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only93.91.093.81.094.41.093.01.293.21.194.21.092.11.2
Medicare and private93.81.094.40.894.90.795.10.795.00.794.20.794.60.7
Medicare and other public92.71.693.21.492.01.892.01.793.61.491.01.890.71.9
Residence locationcMetropolitan94.30.394.10.394.50.394.50.394.60.393.90.392.10.3
  Large central metro94.80.594.20.594.50.493.80.593.70.492.00.690.40.6
  Large fringe metro93.90.694.50.693.90.794.20.694.70.594.40.592.20.6
  Medium metro93.90.893.90.694.60.695.10.495.30.594.70.493.30.7
  Small metro94.40.993.80.995.70.996.30.596.00.796.80.694.31.3
Nonmetropolitan95.20.795.20.695.20.694.80.794.80.595.00.594.20.6
  Micropolitan95.40.894.90.794.70.894.40.793.90.795.00.694.30.9
  Noncore94.81.195.61.096.10.895.51.396.50.795.20.894.01.2
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish94.60.394.50.394.80.394.90.394.70.394.40.392.90.3
Other93.30.992.60.892.40.891.41.094.00.791.00.987.61.1
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good94.70.394.60.394.90.394.70.395.00.394.50.392.90.3
Fair/poor92.10.892.30.791.90.693.30.692.40.590.40.888.60.8
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities92.80.892.40.793.60.593.20.693.00.692.00.689.60.8
Complex activities91.71.192.40.892.20.892.60.892.10.891.30.888.80.9
Neither basic nor complex activities94.50.394.50.394.90.394.90.395.10.394.30.393.30.3
U.S. bornYes94.50.394.50.3DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC94.40.392.70.3
No93.30.692.40.8DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC91.60.889.30.8

a. 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.

b. Less than high school refers to fewer than 12 years of education; high school graduate, 12 years of education; and at least some college, more than 12 years of education.

c. For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.

DNC - Data not collected.

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_15_1: 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_15_1.html