Table T9_1_4_8-2c

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 9_1_4_8.2c
Children who needed to see a specialist in the last 12 months who sometimes or never found it easy to see a specialist, by family income,a United States, 2009
  TotalNegative/poor Near poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 14.71.225.53.712.02.112.51.913.11.8
Age0–514.42.322.15.6DSUDSUDSUDSU15.54.1
6–1714.81.327.74.114.62.812.51.912.02.0
GenderMale14.41.622.14.013.63.412.32.413.42.5
Female14.91.729.45.310.42.412.72.812.72.7
RaceWhite, single race14.61.429.24.710.82.512.82.212.72.0
Black, single race14.62.818.64.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Asian, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races13.61.426.64.810.72.612.22.211.92.0
  Non-Hispanic, White13.41.634.46.8DSUDSU12.52.511.22.2
  Non-Hispanic, Black13.22.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Hispanic, all races20.42.523.44.915.82.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurancePrivate11.81.2DSUDSU7.72.311.52.112.31.9
Any public21.62.627.34.115.33.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
UninsuredDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan14.21.325.53.612.02.311.12.113.42.0
  Large central metro16.22.333.76.613.03.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro14.92.2DSUDSUDSUDSU10.22.916.03.6
  Medium metro11.02.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro15.04.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan17.14.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  MicropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish14.21.327.14.511.72.412.22.012.52.0
Other19.02.820.44.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good14.31.223.83.612.02.212.42.013.21.9
Fair/poor20.14.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNcYes16.82.129.55.112.43.311.82.516.83.4
No12.61.421.64.511.32.713.12.49.92.0
U.S. bornYes14.71.326.33.811.82.112.62.013.01.9
NoDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a 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.

b For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.

c 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 T9_1_4_8-2c: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr12/9_facilitators_barriers/T9_1_4_8-2c.html