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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Adults who rate their health care in the past year as <7 on a scale from 0 to 10.

Measure Source

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends (CFACT), Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS).

Tables

195A: Adults who rate their health care in the past year 0–6 on a scale from 0 to 10, United States, 2002,

195B: Adults who rate their health care in the past year 7–8 on a scale from 0 to 10, United States, 2002,

195C: Adults who rate their health care in the past year 9–10 on a scale from 0 to 10, United States, 2002,

by

  • Race
  • Ethnicity
  • Family income
  • Education

Data Source

AHRQ, MEPS.

Denominator

U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized adults age 18 and older who had at least 1 visit to a doctor's office or clinic in the previous 12 months (not including visits to an emergency room).

Numerator

U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized adults age 18 and older who had at least 1 visit to a doctor's office or clinic in the previous 12 months (not including visits to an emergency room) who subsequently rated their health care in the past year as <7 (table 195A), 7–8 (table 195B), or 9–10 (table 195C, the best) on a scale from 0 to 10.

Comments

Tables report data from the MEPS 2002 Self-Administered Questionnaire (SAQ). See the MEPS entry in the Data Source section of this appendix for more information on the SAQ.

Measure Source

Children whose parents rate their child's health care in the past year as <7 on a scale from 0 to 10.

Measure Source

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends (CFACT), Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS).

Tables

196A: Children whose parents rate their child's health care in the past year 0–6 on a scale from 0 to 10, United States, 2002,

196B: Children whose parents rate their child's health care in the past year 7–8 on a scale from 0 to 10, United States, 2002,

196C: Children whose parents rate their child's health care in the past year 9–10 on a scale from 0 to 10, United States, 2002,

by

  • Race
  • Ethnicity
  • Family income

Data Source

AHRQ, MEPS.

Denominator

U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized children under age 18 who had at least 1 visit to a doctor's office or clinic in the previous 12 months (not including visits to an emergency room).

Numerator

U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized children under age 18 who had at least 1 visit to a doctor's office or clinic in the previous 12 months (not including visits to an emergency room) whose parents rated their child's health care in the past year as <7 (table 196A), 7–8 (table 196B), or 9–10 (table 196C, the best) on a scale from 0 to 10.

Comments

Tables report data from the MEPS 2002 Child Health and Preventive Care section. See the MEPS entry in the Data Source section of this appendix for more information on this component of MEPS.

 

 

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