T16_4_8_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 16_4_8.2c
Children who did not have problems seeing a specialist they needed to see in the last 12 months,a by family income,b United States, 2007
  TotalNegative/poor�Near poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 78.51.875.03.776.63.276.24.182.12.2
Age0-578.32.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU81.54.2
6-1778.62.071.94.675.83.877.64.482.32.6
GenderMale79.51.977.94.375.24.077.53.883.33.0
Female77.32.771.75.378.94.674.85.780.63.3
RaceWhite, single race78.72.173.54.875.13.976.24.682.82.4
Black, single race77.03.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Asian, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races79.51.874.34.576.73.878.33.882.52.3
  Non-Hispanic, White79.62.1DSUDSUDSUDSU78.34.282.92.4
  Non-Hispanic, Black78.03.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Hispanic, all races73.04.177.44.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private81.02.4DSUDSUDSUDSU77.05.182.62.3
Public only73.52.874.64.173.34.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
UninsuredDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan78.12.072.54.279.43.376.14.680.62.4
  Large central metro76.23.0DSUDSUDSUDSU73.56.2DSUDSU
  Large fringe metro79.03.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU81.33.3
  Medium metro80.83.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro74.35.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan81.33.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan79.84.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish78.32.072.94.376.23.775.44.482.52.2
Other81.63.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good79.41.874.44.078.13.377.04.183.02.2
Fair/poorDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNdYes76.42.370.95.372.94.777.84.678.43.4
No80.52.679.14.080.24.374.56.585.72.7
U.S. bornYes78.61.974.83.877.23.376.34.182.12.2
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: 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_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/nhqrdr11/16_facilitators_barriers/T16_4_8_2c.html