Table 10-8

2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

This appendix provides detailed data tables for all measures analyzed for the 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. Tables are included for measures discussed in the main text of the reports as well as for other measures that were examined but not included in the main text.
Table 10.8
Change in disparities over timea for measures where individuals with basic activity limitations received worse health care than individuals without any activity limitation in most recent year
MeasurebMost recent yearChange in disparities
People under age 65 whose family's health insurance premium and out-of-pocket medical expenditures were more than 10% of total family income2009Narrowing
Adults with obesity who did not spend half an hour or more in moderate or vigorous physical activity at least three times a week2009Same
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never listened carefully to them, all adults or Medicaid (State)2009Same
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never explained things in a way they could understand, all adults or Medicaid (State)2009Same
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never showed respect for what they had to say, all adults or Medicaid (State)2009Same
Rating of health care by adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months (0-6), all adults or Medicaid (State)2009Same
People with a usual source of care whose health care providers sometimes or never asked for the person's help to make treatment decisions2009Same
People with a usual source of care for whom health care providers explained and provided all treatment options2009Same
People with a usual source of care whose health provider usually asks about prescription medications and treatments from other doctors2009Same
People under age 65 with any private health insurance2010Same
Adults age 65 and over with any private health insurance2010Same
People under age 65 with private insurance whose family's out-of-pocket medical expenditures were more than 10% of total family income2009Same
People without a usual source of care who indicated a financial or insurance reason for not having a source of care2009Same
People who were unable to get or delayed in getting needed medical care in the last 12 months2009Same
People who were unable to get or delayed in getting needed dental care in the last 12 months2009Same
People who were unable to get or delayed in getting needed prescription medicines in the last 12 months2009Same
People with a usual source of care, excluding hospital emergency rooms, who has office hours nights or weekends2009Same
People with difficulty contacting their usual source of care over the telephone2009Same

a. Annual rate of change within each subgroup is estimated using linear regression model. Change in disparities is the difference in the annual rate of change between subgroup and reference group. See Chapter 10, Priority Populations, in the 2012 National Healthcare Disparities Report for reference.
b. Includes measures where subgroup received worse health care than reference group in most recent year.

Source: Database for the National Healthcare Quality Report and National Healthcare Disparities Report.

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table 10-8: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr12/10_prioritypopulations/T10-8.html