T14_1_9_2c

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_9.2c
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 family income,b United States, 2008
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 13.20.417.71.216.60.913.20.710.90.6
Age18-4416.60.719.41.421.21.415.91.114.61.1
45-6412.20.617.72.119.12.112.61.09.80.8
65 and over7.80.613.02.48.51.17.91.26.11.0
GenderMale12.60.518.11.917.21.413.21.010.00.7
Female13.60.517.51.316.31.213.30.811.70.7
RaceWhite, single race12.60.416.51.516.71.212.60.710.50.6
Black, single race16.20.921.91.915.61.816.51.812.11.6
Asian, single race15.92.0DSUDSUDSUDSU17.33.415.02.8
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races19.13.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races13.00.518.21.415.91.013.00.711.00.6
  Non-Hispanic, White12.20.516.81.815.81.412.20.810.60.6
  Non-Hispanic, Black16.20.921.71.915.61.816.71.812.11.6
Hispanic, all races15.10.915.31.820.21.915.41.79.01.5
EducationcLess than high school15.91.119.71.817.81.814.51.69.72.1
High school graduate13.50.720.32.215.21.513.51.110.71.2
At least some college12.30.513.51.917.31.712.70.911.10.6
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed14.20.518.71.920.41.414.30.812.30.7
Not employed15.70.918.81.620.31.915.61.79.31.7
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private12.80.514.02.216.61.713.40.811.80.7
Public only20.71.318.81.724.93.022.53.5DSUDSU
Uninsured20.61.423.72.524.93.118.02.215.53.2
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only7.71.011.23.27.61.78.62.0DSUDSU
Medicare and private7.60.9DSUDSU8.72.07.31.76.41.3
Medicare and other public�10.11.712.03.211.23.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan13.40.518.61.317.41.113.30.811.20.6
  Large central metro13.70.718.62.016.51.614.31.211.01.1
  Large fringe metro13.20.815.62.520.12.713.91.611.01.1
  Medium metro12.81.119.12.516.01.913.11.510.11.5
  Small metro14.31.422.63.917.12.710.01.914.82.4
Nonmetropolitan12.01.014.02.113.32.013.21.59.31.8
  Micropolitan13.51.214.92.716.22.714.91.910.22.4
  Noncore8.81.412.13.38.52.39.32.0DSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish12.70.418.21.316.31.012.60.710.60.6
Other18.11.414.92.118.42.219.72.218.13.3
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good11.60.413.01.114.31.012.20.710.30.6
Fair/poor21.31.026.62.123.51.919.32.117.12.1
Activity limitationsdBasic activities16.20.923.92.218.32.014.21.712.11.7
Complex activities20.11.325.52.425.43.017.12.513.62.7
Neither basic nor complex activities12.50.414.81.116.01.113.10.710.80.6
U.S. bornYes12.80.418.31.316.41.112.60.710.70.6
No15.61.014.91.917.81.917.92.012.61.8

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_2c: 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_2c.html