T14_1_2_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_2.2c
Children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never listened carefully, explained things clearly, showed respect for what they had to say, and spent enough time with them,a by family income,b United States, 2008
  TotalNegative/poor�Near poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 4.40.36.80.85.60.83.10.43.60.6
Age0-54.70.57.51.46.21.13.00.73.60.8
6-174.20.46.20.85.30.93.20.53.60.8
GenderMale4.30.46.60.95.50.83.00.53.60.9
Female4.50.47.01.05.81.03.20.63.50.8
RaceWhite, single race4.40.46.71.15.90.93.10.53.90.8
Black, single race4.10.56.01.13.70.83.50.8DSUDSU
Asian, single race3.80.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU3.10.8
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races5.31.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races4.00.37.21.24.50.83.00.43.60.7
  Non-Hispanic, White4.00.47.52.04.81.22.90.53.80.8
  Non-Hispanic, Black4.00.55.91.23.50.73.50.8DSUDSU
Hispanic, all races5.80.56.00.88.21.53.80.93.71.0
Health insuranceAny private3.30.39.02.22.40.42.80.43.40.7
Public only6.50.66.30.98.41.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured6.31.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan4.60.37.00.95.90.93.40.53.80.7
  Large central metro4.60.55.60.96.71.33.70.93.10.8
  Large fringe metro3.40.5DSUDSU4.00.93.30.63.00.8
  Medium metro4.90.77.71.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro7.11.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan3.40.6DSUDSU4.61.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan3.20.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSU7.02.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish4.10.37.11.04.90.83.00.43.60.7
Other5.90.76.01.48.21.83.81.0DSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good4.30.36.60.85.70.83.10.43.40.6
Fair/poorDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNdYes5.50.69.01.26.21.13.90.95.01.4
No4.00.36.20.95.30.82.90.43.20.7
U.S. bornYes4.30.36.60.85.50.73.10.43.60.6
No6.41.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a. Composite percent distribution of how often health providers listened carefully, explained things clearly, showed respect for what they had to say, and spent enough time with them. The weights are adjusted for nonresponse based on how many of the four questions had a response. For more information see the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.

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 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_2_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_2_2c.html