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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_9.1
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never spent enough time with them,a United States, 2002-2008
  2008200720062005200420032002
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 13.20.413.30.413.90.413.90.413.40.413.90.415.30.4
Age18-4416.60.716.10.616.60.617.40.717.10.517.00.719.20.6
45-6412.20.612.50.513.20.612.30.511.30.512.70.613.10.5
65 and over7.80.68.60.79.40.69.20.78.80.68.90.79.80.7
GenderMale12.60.512.60.513.20.513.80.612.60.513.40.614.90.5
Female13.60.513.80.514.40.514.10.414.00.414.30.515.50.5
RaceWhite, single race12.60.412.90.413.30.413.20.412.80.413.50.414.80.4
Black, single race16.20.914.21.014.91.018.01.215.31.114.71.315.91.0
Asian, single race15.92.015.71.922.42.618.22.519.12.019.92.120.02.1
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSU19.95.3DSUDSUDSUDSU11.83.322.23.3
Multiple races19.13.222.13.720.03.912.92.818.53.318.93.121.74.0
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races13.00.513.20.413.80.413.70.413.10.413.40.414.60.4
  Non-Hispanic, White12.20.512.70.513.00.512.90.412.30.412.90.414.00.4
  Non-Hispanic, Black16.20.914.31.014.91.018.11.215.11.114.31.215.91.0
Hispanic, all races15.10.914.11.115.41.016.31.216.61.018.91.121.61.3
Family incomebNegative/poor17.71.217.51.117.41.220.01.219.11.319.51.120.51.1
Near poor/low16.60.916.81.017.11.015.50.914.70.815.91.016.40.8
Middle13.20.712.60.715.60.814.60.814.00.614.50.715.90.7
High10.90.611.80.611.10.511.70.611.30.611.70.613.30.5
EducationcLess than high school15.91.114.50.815.90.917.51.014.90.815.80.817.30.9
High school graduate13.50.711.50.714.50.613.50.612.80.613.40.614.70.6
At least some college12.30.513.80.513.00.513.00.513.30.513.60.514.80.5
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed14.20.514.10.514.60.514.50.514.30.514.70.616.40.5
Not employed15.70.915.60.916.60.817.10.915.40.817.00.917.10.8
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private12.80.513.00.513.40.513.50.512.90.513.80.515.30.5
Public only20.71.319.21.423.01.520.41.419.41.219.01.219.71.3
Uninsured20.61.421.11.520.81.522.91.424.11.422.91.524.71.4
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only7.71.09.41.39.41.311.21.59.31.38.91.211.21.6
Medicare and private7.60.97.30.98.30.87.30.78.40.88.70.99.00.9
Medicare and other public10.11.711.51.915.52.214.32.69.91.710.52.411.41.7
Residence locationdMetropolitan13.40.513.30.414.00.414.30.413.50.414.10.515.70.4
  Large central metro13.70.715.80.814.70.816.10.815.50.716.20.718.20.8
  Large fringe metro13.20.811.70.813.70.713.00.713.90.714.30.815.40.7
  Medium metro12.81.112.20.714.00.813.40.810.90.813.31.013.30.9
  Small metro14.31.412.21.412.41.114.41.211.91.19.01.014.71.3
Nonmetropolitan12.01.013.21.013.50.812.10.713.00.913.00.812.90.6
  Micropolitan13.51.214.11.314.41.012.70.913.61.212.71.112.60.8
  Noncore8.81.411.51.611.81.610.81.012.11.213.61.313.31.0
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish12.70.413.00.413.60.413.70.413.00.413.30.414.70.4
Other18.11.416.11.317.91.516.81.417.71.421.61.521.91.5
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good11.60.412.20.412.80.412.80.412.50.413.10.414.30.4
Fair/poor21.31.019.21.120.01.119.81.018.20.918.41.020.60.8
Activity limitationsdBasic activities16.20.914.10.916.30.917.01.015.10.915.90.815.40.9
Complex activities20.11.317.61.219.31.319.61.218.41.118.51.318.21.1
Neither basic nor complex activities12.50.413.00.513.30.413.10.412.90.413.40.515.20.4
U.S. bornYes12.80.413.10.4DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC13.20.414.70.4
No15.61.014.81.0DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC18.91.219.31.2

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.

DNC - Data not collected.

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_9_1: 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_9_1.html