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_7.2c
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never showed respect for what they had to say,a by family income,b United States, 2008
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 7.40.311.60.910.
65 and over4.
RaceWhite, single race7.20.310.
Black, single race9.50.814.61.710.
Asian, single race7.01.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU5.01.4
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races7.40.312.
  Non-Hispanic, White7.10.411.
  Non-Hispanic, Black9.50.814.
Hispanic, all races7.
EducationcLess than high school10.00.716.01.711.
High school graduate8.50.612.
At least some college6.
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed7.70.412.71.612.
Not employed10.00.812.91.311.51.510.
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private6.90.410.
Public only13.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only3.40.6DSUDSU4.51.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private4.10.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU4.51.2
Medicare and other public10.22.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan7.50.312.
  Large central metro7.80.511.61.511.
  Large fringe metro6.
  Medium metro7.60.711.51.811.
  Small metro10.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish7.20.311.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good6.
Activity limitationsdBasic activities10.10.615.01.711.21.510.
Complex activities14.
Neither basic nor complex activities6.
U.S. bornYes7.30.311.

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 October 2014
Internet Citation: T14_1_7_2c: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/14_patientcenteredness/T14_1_7_2c.html