Table T4_1_1_4-2c

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 4_1_1_4.2c
Children who needed care right away for an illness, injury, or condition in the last 12 months who sometimes or never got care as soon as wanted,a by family income,b United States, 2009
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 4.50.610.61.95.71.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
Age0–53.90.78.62.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
6–174.80.812.62.96.91.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale4.90.812.32.55.11.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
Female4.00.8DSUDSU6.31.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
RaceWhite, single race4.10.69.32.36.11.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Black, single race4.71.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Asian, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races3.30.611.32.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Non-Hispanic, White2.60.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Non-Hispanic, BlackDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Hispanic, all races10.11.8DSUDSU13.63.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private3.10.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only7.41.19.41.77.31.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
UninsuredDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan4.30.69.51.96.31.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro5.61.211.03.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro2.30.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro4.51.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metroDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NonmetropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  MicropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish3.90.611.42.34.01.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
Other9.52.07.12.114.44.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good4.30.610.62.05.71.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
Fair/poorDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNdYes4.60.911.82.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No4.20.610.02.45.11.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
U.S. bornYes4.10.59.61.75.31.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
NoDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a Denominator includes children who needed care right away for an illness, injury, or condition 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 MEPS entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.

d CSHCN: Children with special health care needs. For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.

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.

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T4_1_1_4-2c: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr12/4_timeliness/T4_1_1_4-2c.html