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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 181A_b
Children whose parents reported that their child's providers always listened carefully to them, explained things clearly to them, showed respect for what they had to say, and spent enough time with them,a by ethnicity, United States, 2003
        Non-Hispanic Hispanic, all races
    Total All races White Black
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total 74.6 0.8 75.1 0.9 75.8 1.0 76.7 1.9 71.8 1.6
Age 0-5 74.9 1.2 75.5 1.4 76.3 1.4 77.3 2.7 72.6 2.0
6-17 74.4 0.9 74.9 1.0 75.6 1.2 76.4 2.2 71.1 2.0
Gender Male 74.6 1.0 74.9 1.1 76.2 1.1 73.1 2.3 73.2 1.9
Female 74.5 1.0 75.4 1.1 75.5 1.3 80.4 2.2 70.3 2.1
Family incomeb Negative/poor 70.3 1.9 70.2 2.4 69.1 3.2 71.8 3.4 70.4 2.5
Near poor/low 71.1 1.5 70.7 2.0 68.7 2.6 81.0 3.1 72.2 2.4
Middle 74.4 1.4 74.6 1.5 75.3 1.7 72.7 4.3 72.9 2.7
High 79.2 1.3 79.8 1.2 80.7 1.4 * * 71.2 5.2
Health insurance Any private 76.0 1.0 76.1 1.1 77.0 1.1 75.1 2.7 75.1 2.3
Public only 71.2 1.4 71.7 1.7 69.4 2.3 77.4 2.6 69.9 2.2
Uninsured 73.9 2.7 76.6 3.4 77.7 3.8 * * 66.7 4.0
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 75.2 1.1 76.1 1.2 77.9 1.5 75.4 2.0 71.7 2.2
Metropolitan-small 73.6 1.7 74.6 1.8 74.5 1.9 80.0 4.3 67.8 3.4
Micropolitan 75.0 2.0 73.6 2.2 71.9 2.5 87.1 7.5 86.1 2.9
Noncore 72.4 3.1 72.2 3.4 73.1 4.0 * * * *
CSHCN Yes 73.6 1.4 73.8 1.5 73.6 1.8 80.0 2.9 72.6 2.7
No 75.0 0.9 75.6 1.0 76.7 1.1 75.6 2.1 71.7 1.7
Preferred language English 75.5 0.9 75.5 0.9 75.7 1.0 76.8 1.9 75.1 2.1
Other 68.2 2.0 67.4 4.2 * * * * 68.6 2.1
Born in U.S. Yes 74.9 0.8 75.4 0.9 75.8 1.0 77.2 1.8 72.1 1.7
No 68.1 3.3 67.3 4.7 * * * * 69.1 4.0

a For the percent estimates, the weights are adjusted for nonresponse based on how many of the 4 questions had a response.

b Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, over 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 See MEPS entry in the Data Sources Appendix (Appendix A) for more information.

* Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality or confidentiality.

Key: CSHCN: children with special health care needs; SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

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