T14_1_15_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_15.2b
People with a usual source of care for whom health care providers explained and provided all treatment options, by ethnicity, United States, 2008
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 94.40.394.40.394.50.495.20.594.50.6
Age0-1794.90.494.90.595.10.695.60.994.90.8
18-4494.50.494.50.494.80.595.00.894.20.8
45-6494.20.594.10.594.10.695.30.995.30.7
65 and over93.80.794.00.794.00.894.41.391.12.1
GenderMale94.60.394.50.394.70.494.40.895.30.6
Female94.30.494.30.494.30.595.80.593.70.7
Family incomeaNegative/poor93.90.593.70.794.40.993.41.294.61.0
Near poor/low93.70.794.00.893.70.996.20.792.71.3
Middle94.90.494.90.595.00.595.80.994.91.0
High94.50.594.40.594.40.695.41.196.10.9
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school93.40.693.50.893.31.095.01.092.91.0
High school graduate95.30.495.40.495.50.595.30.894.01.2
At least some college93.80.493.70.493.90.594.80.895.30.9
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed94.50.494.50.494.70.495.00.794.40.7
Not employed93.80.693.60.793.30.895.40.895.10.9
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private94.70.394.70.394.90.495.90.795.10.8
Public only94.20.593.80.793.71.194.20.995.00.7
Uninsured93.41.093.51.193.11.395.61.692.81.5
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only93.91.094.21.094.51.093.82.189.83.3
Medicare and private93.81.093.81.093.61.194.92.1DSUDSU
Medicare and other public92.71.693.81.593.62.194.72.787.55.1
Residence locationcMetropolitan94.30.394.20.394.20.495.50.594.40.6
  Large central metro94.80.595.00.695.30.795.30.894.00.9
  Large fringe metro93.90.693.90.693.40.796.80.694.11.2
  Medium metro93.90.893.70.994.31.094.31.595.11.5
  Small metro94.40.994.31.094.21.195.01.795.81.9
Nonmetropolitan95.20.795.20.795.60.792.52.395.30.8
  Micropolitan95.40.895.30.895.50.992.32.898.00.6
  Noncore94.81.195.01.395.61.193.33.193.41.5
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish94.60.394.50.394.50.495.30.595.20.9
Other93.30.992.11.994.72.688.58.593.80.7
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good94.70.394.70.394.80.495.70.594.90.6
Fair/poor92.10.892.10.992.41.191.71.391.61.4
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities92.80.892.70.892.61.094.61.194.81.2
Complex activities91.71.191.41.191.11.495.21.495.11.6
Neither basic nor complex activities94.50.394.60.394.70.495.20.694.00.7
U.S. bornYes94.50.394.50.394.50.495.30.595.20.6
No93.30.693.40.896.11.294.61.993.10.9

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.

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_15_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_15_2b.html