T14_2_1_1

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_2_1.1
Adult hospital patients who sometimes or never had good communication with doctors in the hospital, United States, 2009-2010
  20102009
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 5.30.015.30.01
Age18-445.00.035.00.03
45-645.70.035.70.03
65 and over5.00.025.10.02
RaceWhite only4.90.015.00.02
Black only5.90.056.00.05
Asian only5.20.095.50.10
NHOPI only5.40.255.40.25
AI/AN only7.20.177.40.16
Multiple races7.60.097.40.10
EthnicityHispanic, all races5.10.015.30.05
Non-Hispanic, all races5.20.055.20.02
EducationaLess than high school5.70.045.80.04
High school graduate5.00.025.00.03
At least some college5.00.025.10.02
Language at homeEnglish5.10.015.20.01
Spanish4.80.075.00.08
Other5.90.116.10.12

a. 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.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T14_2_1_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_2_1_1.html