T14_1_9_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_9.2b
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 ethnicity, United States, 2008
  TotalNon-Hispanic  
  All racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 13.20.413.00.512.20.516.20.915.10.9
Age18-4416.60.716.60.715.90.819.11.316.81.2
45-6412.20.611.90.611.20.714.51.415.61.7
65 and over7.80.67.90.77.60.710.71.66.51.5
GenderMale12.60.512.10.611.20.615.21.417.21.5
Female13.60.513.60.513.00.616.91.213.71.0
Family incomebNegative/poor17.71.218.21.416.81.821.71.915.31.8
Near poor/low16.60.915.91.015.81.415.61.820.21.9
Middle13.20.713.00.712.20.816.71.815.41.7
High10.90.611.00.610.60.612.11.69.01.5
EducationcLess than high school15.91.116.01.315.41.518.92.115.41.4
High school graduate13.50.713.40.712.40.816.11.514.81.7
At least some college12.30.512.10.511.60.515.11.415.11.6
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed14.20.514.00.513.40.616.21.116.21.2
Not employed15.70.915.51.014.31.120.12.116.71.4
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private12.80.512.70.512.20.614.61.214.41.3
Public only20.71.321.51.521.21.921.62.216.82.2
Uninsured20.61.420.61.719.32.122.12.920.51.8
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only7.71.07.91.17.31.211.02.5DSUDSU
Medicare and private7.60.97.61.07.61.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public10.11.710.62.010.62.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan13.40.513.20.512.30.516.41.015.30.9
  Large central metro13.70.713.60.912.21.017.21.414.21.1
  Large fringe metro13.20.812.80.911.70.916.31.918.92.4
  Medium metro12.81.112.71.112.21.214.32.014.52.1
  Small metro14.31.414.31.514.41.716.93.5DSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan12.01.012.01.111.81.114.73.011.72.0
  Micropolitan13.51.213.51.313.31.316.33.3DSUDSU
  Noncore8.81.48.61.58.61.6DSUDSU11.11.8
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish12.70.412.70.512.10.516.00.912.91.1
Other18.11.419.62.817.65.2DSUDSU17.11.4
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good11.60.411.40.410.60.515.01.013.60.9
Fair/poor21.31.021.51.121.41.421.72.220.12.0
Activity limitationsdBasic activities16.20.916.40.916.11.117.62.113.32.3
Complex activities20.11.320.51.420.31.621.12.715.13.2
Neither basic nor complex activities12.50.412.20.511.30.516.01.015.41.0
U.S. bornYes12.80.412.80.512.20.516.10.913.91.2
No15.61.015.31.413.82.218.03.016.01.2

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.

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_9_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_9_2b.html