T14_1_3_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_3.2b
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 ethnicity, United States, 2008
  TotalNon-Hispanic  
  All racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 8.80.38.70.48.20.411.40.99.80.8
Age18-44�����������10.50.610.40.69.90.712.61.311.61.0
45-64��������������8.60.58.60.58.30.610.51.29.11.3
65 and over��������5.70.55.80.65.30.69.31.7DSUDSU
GenderMale������������8.60.58.50.58.00.611.21.510.31.2
Female�������������9.00.48.90.58.40.511.51.09.50.9
Family incomebNegative/poor���13.71.014.31.113.61.515.41.610.81.6
Near poor/low������10.50.89.80.99.61.011.31.613.91.8
Middle�������������9.20.69.20.78.60.812.31.99.41.3
High���������������7.00.57.10.56.80.57.31.45.21.1
EducationcLess than high school���������11.80.811.61.011.41.213.71.612.51.4
High school graduate�������������9.00.69.00.68.30.612.31.69.31.1
At least some college������������7.90.48.00.47.60.49.71.17.41.1
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed��������9.20.49.00.58.60.510.91.110.31.0
Not employed�������11.40.911.31.010.81.114.01.711.81.4
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private�����8.10.48.20.47.80.49.91.27.41.0
Public only��������15.41.216.21.417.21.914.41.811.61.6
Uninsured����������14.71.313.61.413.31.715.72.617.71.7
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only���4.80.75.10.84.40.810.72.9DSUDSU
Medicare and private�������������5.50.85.60.85.50.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public��������9.91.810.32.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan����9.10.48.90.48.40.411.50.910.10.8
  Large central metro9.50.69.50.78.40.912.81.39.31.1
  Large fringe metro�8.10.67.90.77.60.611.22.110.21.6
  Medium metro�������9.70.89.50.88.80.910.92.211.91.6
  Small metro��������9.11.49.01.49.41.56.91.9DSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan����7.70.97.80.97.70.9DSUDSU6.21.4
  Micropolitan�������7.81.17.81.17.81.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore������������7.41.37.71.47.51.3DSUDSU4.31.1
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish���������8.50.38.60.48.20.411.20.87.31.0
Other��������������12.41.112.72.4DSUDSUDSUDSU12.21.1
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good������7.40.37.30.46.70.410.41.08.60.8
Fair/poor����������16.21.016.51.117.01.315.71.714.22.0
Activity limitationsdBasic activities11.70.811.80.811.80.913.31.79.52.3
Complex activities�16.41.216.81.316.61.515.62.312.23.1
Neither basic nor complex activities8.00.47.80.47.20.411.01.09.90.8
U.S. bornYes�������������8.60.38.60.48.20.411.20.98.51.0
No�����������������10.70.810.61.29.12.113.12.910.90.9

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: 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_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_3_2b.html