T14_1_9_2a

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_9.2a
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 by race, United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 13.20.412.60.416.20.915.92.0DSUDSUDSUDSU19.13.2
Age18-4416.60.716.10.818.81.316.72.6DSUDSUDSUDSU19.44.4
45-6412.20.611.60.614.81.417.13.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over7.80.67.60.710.61.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale12.60.511.90.615.21.317.32.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female13.60.513.10.516.81.114.92.2DSUDSUDSUDSU14.43.8
Family incomebNegative/poor17.71.216.51.521.91.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low16.60.916.71.215.61.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle13.20.712.60.716.51.817.33.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High10.90.610.50.612.11.615.02.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationcLess than high school15.91.115.51.218.72.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate13.50.712.70.716.31.516.64.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college12.30.511.80.514.91.415.92.1DSUDSUDSUDSU14.93.7
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed14.20.513.70.616.11.117.52.4DSUDSUDSUDSU17.03.8
Not employed15.70.914.71.020.32.013.23.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private12.80.512.50.514.51.216.42.3DSUDSUDSUDSU16.33.9
Public only20.71.320.11.621.92.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured20.61.419.81.621.62.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only7.71.07.21.110.82.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private7.60.97.51.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public10.11.79.92.214.03.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan13.40.512.70.516.31.016.22.1DSUDSUDSUDSU20.33.5
  Large central metro�13.70.712.70.817.21.315.82.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro��13.20.812.30.916.31.920.24.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro�12.81.112.51.314.02.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro14.31.414.41.516.93.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan12.01.011.81.014.63.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan�13.51.213.31.316.23.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore8.81.48.81.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish12.70.412.20.516.00.911.72.3DSUDSUDSUDSU19.43.3
Other18.11.417.41.6DSUDSU20.53.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good11.60.411.00.414.91.015.52.2DSUDSUDSUDSU16.23.5
Fair/poor21.31.021.21.221.92.118.75.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationsdBasic activities16.20.915.81.018.32.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities20.11.319.91.521.92.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities12.50.411.90.515.81.016.42.1DSUDSUDSUDSU13.42.9
U.S. bornYes12.80.412.30.516.10.912.43.7DSUDSUDSUDSU20.33.4
No15.61.015.31.216.72.717.02.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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_9_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_9_2a.html