T16_4_8_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 16_4_8.2a
Children who did not have problems seeing a specialist they needed to see in the last 12 months, by race,a United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 78.51.878.72.177.03.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Age0-578.32.977.73.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
6-1778.62.079.12.375.64.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale79.51.980.12.378.04.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female77.32.776.83.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomebNegative/poor75.03.773.54.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low76.63.275.13.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle76.24.176.24.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High82.12.282.82.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private81.02.481.32.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only73.52.870.63.681.53.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
UninsuredDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan78.12.078.32.477.23.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro76.23.077.33.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro79.03.679.43.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro80.83.380.53.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro74.35.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan81.33.180.93.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan79.84.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish78.32.078.42.377.53.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Other81.63.181.23.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good79.41.879.52.076.83.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fair/poorDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNdYes76.42.376.92.675.74.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No80.52.680.63.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
U.S. bornYes78.61.978.72.277.43.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NoDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a. Denominator includes children 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. For more information, see the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.

d. CSHCN: Children with special health care needs. For details, refer to the MEPS documentation for the 2008� Full Year Consolidated Data File at http://www.meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_stats/download_data_files_detail.jsp?cboPufNumber=HC-121.

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.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T16_4_8_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/nhqrdr11/16_facilitators_barriers/T16_4_8_2a.html