T14_2_1_2

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_1.2
Adult hospital patients who sometimes or never had good communication with doctors in the hospital, by race, United States, 2010
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 5.30.014.90.015.90.055.20.095.40.257.20.177.60.09
Age18-445.00.034.70.036.10.104.20.124.90.356.60.297.80.18
45-645.70.035.40.036.10.085.40.196.10.477.90.298.30.16
65 and over5.00.024.80.025.60.096.50.175.30.486.90.316.60.14
EthnicityHispanic, all races5.10.014.90.026.00.065.00.105.00.287.10.217.50.10
Non-Hispanic, all races5.20.054.90.067.40.326.20.486.60.606.80.357.60.35
EducationaLess than high school5.70.045.50.046.30.117.10.285.80.637.20.347.60.19
High school graduate5.00.024.80.035.70.096.30.255.00.436.50.307.20.17
At least some college5.00.024.80.025.80.084.50.105.20.347.40.277.70.14
Language at homeEnglish5.10.014.90.025.90.054.50.125.20.277.20.197.50.10
Spanish4.80.074.70.096.40.647.51.537.61.215.60.606.20.64
Other5.90.115.20.175.80.445.90.166.10.899.40.928.80.66

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.

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: T14_2_1_2: 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_2.html