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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_3.2a
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never listened carefully to them,a by race, United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 8.80.38.40.411.50.910.61.4DSUDSUDSUDSU12.02.3
Age18-4410.50.610.10.612.71.311.42.1DSUDSUDSUDSU12.53.4
45-64��������������8.60.58.40.610.61.210.12.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over��������5.70.55.20.69.41.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale������������8.60.58.20.511.21.510.02.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female�������������9.00.48.50.511.61.011.11.7DSUDSUDSUDSU10.22.4
Family incomebNegative/poor���13.71.013.11.315.11.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low������10.50.810.40.911.61.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle�������������9.20.68.60.712.61.911.22.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High���������������7.00.56.70.57.31.48.72.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationcLess than high school���������11.80.811.71.013.81.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate�������������9.00.68.40.612.51.613.33.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college������������7.90.47.50.49.71.110.21.8DSUDSUDSUDSU12.63.5
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed��������9.20.48.80.510.91.110.71.6DSUDSUDSUDSU11.12.9
Not employed�������11.40.910.90.914.51.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private�����8.10.47.80.410.01.29.91.7DSUDSUDSUDSU11.53.1
Public only��������15.41.215.81.514.91.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured����������14.71.314.71.415.52.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only���4.80.74.20.710.42.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private�������������5.50.85.40.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public��������9.91.89.62.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan����9.10.48.50.411.60.910.81.5DSUDSUDSUDSU13.12.5
  Large central metro9.50.68.50.813.01.211.62.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro�8.10.67.70.611.22.16.51.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro�������9.70.89.20.910.72.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro��������9.11.49.51.56.81.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan����7.70.97.70.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan�������7.81.17.91.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore������������7.41.37.21.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish���������8.50.38.10.411.20.88.71.7DSUDSUDSUDSU11.62.3
Other��������������12.41.111.71.2DSUDSU12.82.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good������7.40.36.90.310.51.010.21.5DSUDSUDSUDSU10.02.6
Fair/poor����������16.21.016.51.215.81.713.63.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationsdBasic activities11.70.811.50.914.51.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities�16.41.216.11.416.92.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities8.00.47.50.410.91.010.71.5DSUDSUDSUDSU9.02.5
U.S. bornYes�������������8.60.38.20.411.20.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU12.02.4
No�����������������10.70.810.01.013.72.811.91.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a. Denominator includes adults 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. 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.

d. 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.

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: T14_1_3_2a: 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_3_2a.html