T14_1_15_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_15.2c
People with a usual source of care for whom health care providers explained and provided all treatment options, by family income,a United States, 2008
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 94.40.393.90.593.70.794.90.494.50.5
Age0-1794.90.495.10.794.30.995.60.694.40.9
18-4494.50.493.60.993.41.094.40.695.20.6
45-6494.20.591.21.393.81.395.20.694.20.7
65 and over93.80.794.81.293.21.093.71.294.11.1
GenderMale94.60.394.50.793.90.794.70.594.80.5
Female94.30.493.50.793.60.895.00.594.20.6
RaceWhite, single race94.50.394.60.793.50.795.00.594.60.6
Black, single race95.10.593.31.295.80.895.70.995.51.0
Asian, single race91.81.490.93.990.15.187.74.994.51.1
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race92.02.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races92.12.589.33.790.06.297.71.791.23.9
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races94.40.393.70.794.00.894.90.594.40.5
  Non-Hispanic, White94.50.494.40.993.70.995.00.594.40.6
  Non-Hispanic, Black95.20.593.41.296.20.795.80.995.41.1
Hispanic, all races94.50.694.61.092.71.394.91.096.10.9
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school93.40.692.11.193.71.293.61.194.21.5
High school graduate95.30.494.31.194.60.995.60.895.70.7
At least some college93.80.492.71.491.91.494.00.694.20.6
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed94.50.492.31.394.21.094.80.594.60.6
Not employed93.80.692.91.091.91.594.71.095.11.3
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private94.70.392.61.893.51.195.40.494.70.5
Public only94.20.594.50.794.40.994.51.386.94.7
Uninsured93.41.092.61.693.81.692.41.895.11.8
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only93.91.097.51.692.71.694.51.693.51.8
Medicare and private93.81.096.91.693.91.992.61.994.11.4
Medicare and other public92.71.689.12.792.63.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan94.30.394.00.693.10.894.50.594.70.5
  Large central metro94.80.593.70.992.41.294.90.996.30.7
  Large fringe metro93.90.693.21.691.41.895.00.894.10.9
  Medium metro93.90.894.21.495.01.293.61.293.61.3
  Small metro94.40.995.51.694.51.593.91.494.51.5
Nonmetropolitan95.20.793.91.396.21.096.50.993.41.6
  Micropolitan95.40.894.11.696.91.096.60.993.42.0
  Noncore94.81.193.52.095.11.896.31.993.43.0
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish94.60.393.80.693.70.895.30.594.50.5
Other93.30.994.31.493.81.290.72.295.11.3
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good94.70.395.10.693.70.795.10.494.70.5
Fair/poor92.10.889.31.594.01.292.51.292.01.6
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities92.80.891.11.492.81.692.81.493.91.2
Complex activities91.71.189.91.793.41.992.31.791.32.3
Neither basic nor complex activities94.50.393.90.793.60.894.80.594.70.5
U.S. bornYes94.50.394.10.593.90.795.10.594.50.5
No93.30.692.81.692.11.492.91.594.60.8

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.

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_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_15_2c.html