Table T5_1_1_5-1_2d

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 5_1_1_5.1_2d
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never explained things clearly,a by education,b United States, 2009
  TotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 7.60.311.60.89.30.65.60.3
Age18–448.80.413.11.212.11.16.40.5
45–647.20.412.61.68.70.85.60.5
65 and over5.60.58.81.26.10.93.70.6
GenderMale7.30.412.11.29.90.94.80.4
Female7.80.311.31.08.90.76.30.5
RaceWhite, single race7.00.311.21.08.90.65.10.4
Black, single race10.60.813.81.711.31.38.71.1
Asian, single race10.31.5DSUDSU16.14.08.21.4
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race12.23.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races6.61.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races7.00.311.11.08.90.65.30.3
  Non-Hispanic, White6.30.310.31.28.30.64.70.4
  Non-Hispanic, Black10.50.814.31.811.01.38.81.1
Hispanic, all races12.50.713.21.113.51.511.11.2
Family incomecNegative/poor14.11.017.31.716.01.98.61.5
Near poor/low10.90.712.91.412.81.37.41.0
Middle7.80.58.91.28.50.87.10.6
High4.70.35.91.25.70.74.30.4
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed7.50.412.21.39.90.85.90.4
Not employed9.90.613.81.411.31.36.50.8
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private6.50.38.71.28.30.85.60.4
Public only12.50.915.01.613.91.87.41.0
Uninsured15.01.218.22.217.22.010.31.7
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only6.00.89.61.95.31.1DSUDSU
Medicare and private4.60.67.01.75.71.23.20.7
Medicare and other public10.42.19.72.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan7.50.311.60.99.50.65.70.4
  Large central metro7.80.511.41.011.21.25.60.6
  Large fringe metro6.80.511.81.88.11.05.30.6
  Medium metro7.50.69.91.510.91.25.20.6
  Small metro8.50.815.13.06.11.18.01.2
Nonmetropolitan7.80.811.72.18.81.35.50.8
  Micropolitan7.40.813.62.58.11.25.00.8
  Noncore8.61.7DSUDSU10.33.06.81.9
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish7.10.311.21.08.70.65.40.3
Other13.40.913.11.218.82.610.41.3
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good6.30.39.81.07.50.55.10.3
Fair/poor14.20.815.81.417.21.810.21.2
Activity limitationsdBasic activities9.60.814.01.810.71.36.01.0
Complex activities12.01.014.62.114.41.97.81.4
Neither basic nor complex activities7.00.310.80.98.60.65.50.3
U.S. bornYes7.00.311.61.08.60.65.20.3
No11.40.711.81.216.02.09.21.0

a Denominator includes adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months, excluding missing data.

b Less than high school refers to fewer than 12 years of education; high school graduate, 12 years of education; and at least some college, more than 12 years of education.

c 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.

d 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 T5_1_1_5-1_2d: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr12/5_patientcenteredness/T5_1_1_5-1_2d.html