T16_4_8_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 16_4_8.2b
Children who did not have problems seeing a specialist they needed to see in the last 12 months, by ethnicity,a United States, 2007
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 78.51.879.51.879.62.178.03.573.04.1
Age0-578.32.978.73.278.73.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
6-1778.62.079.82.079.92.377.34.471.24.5
GenderMale79.51.980.82.181.52.5DSUDSU73.04.6
Female77.32.777.92.777.33.2DSUDSU72.95.6
Family incomebNegative/poor75.03.774.34.5DSUDSUDSUDSU77.44.3
Near poor/low76.63.276.73.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle76.24.178.33.878.34.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
High82.12.282.52.382.92.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private81.02.482.02.282.62.5DSUDSU71.26.9
Public only73.52.872.13.566.85.081.03.877.73.6
UninsuredDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan78.12.078.92.079.02.478.43.673.64.2
  Large central metro76.23.080.53.283.84.1DSUDSU64.46.6
  Large fringe metro79.03.678.43.878.24.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro80.83.380.73.680.74.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro74.35.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan81.33.182.43.282.23.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan79.84.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish78.32.079.51.879.62.278.63.663.56.6
Other81.63.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU83.03.4
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good79.41.880.41.780.52.078.03.673.14.2
Fair/poorDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNdYes76.42.377.52.577.42.978.14.268.35.3
No80.52.681.32.482.02.8DSUDSU76.45.9
U.S. bornYes78.61.979.41.879.42.178.83.573.64.3
NoDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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: 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_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/nhqrdr11/16_facilitators_barriers/T16_4_8_2b.html