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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 190A_c
Children whose parents report that their child's providers always listened carefully to them, explained things clearly to them, respected what they had to say, and spent enough time with them,a by family income,b United States, 2004
Population group Total Negative/poor  Near poor/low Middle High
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   75.4 0.7 70.6 1.7 73.6 1.5 74.9 1.4 79.6 1.2
Age 0-5 75.7 1.0 72.8 2.0 72.8 2.2 76.7 2.1 78.9 1.9
6-17 75.1 0.9 68.9 2.2 74.1 1.6 73.8 1.6 79.9 1.5
Gender Male 75.3 0.9 68.7 2.2 75.8 1.7 75.1 2.0 78.6 1.6
Female 75.4 0.9 72.5 2.1 71.2 2.0 74.6 1.7 80.6 1.6
Race White, single race 75.3 0.8 70.2 2.2 71.9 1.8 75.0 1.5 79.6 1.3
Black, single race 77.4 2.0 72.7 3.0 82.2 2.5 73.7 4.3 * *
Asian, single race 71.8 3.7 * * * * * * 72.0 5.6
NHOPI, single race * * * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race * * * * * * * * * *
Multiple races 70.2 4.6 * * * * * * * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 76.1 0.8 71.1 2.1 74.5 2.0 74.8 1.6 80.1 1.2
Non-Hispanic, White 76.2 0.9 70.6 3.3 72.7 2.6 74.9 1.7 80.2 1.3
Non-Hispanic, Black 77.3 2.1 72.8 3.1 82.0 2.6 73.5 4.5 * *
Hispanic, all races 72.0 1.4 69.4 2.3 71.1 2.3 75.0 3.0 73.8 4.3
Health insurance Any private 77.0 0.8 72.4 4.2 75.6 2.4 74.8 1.6 79.7 1.2
Public only 71.9 1.3 71.1 1.9 71.7 2.0 74.6 3.2 * *
Uninsured 72.3 3.6 55.8 6.0 73.0 4.4 * * * *
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 75.5 1.0 69.9 2.0 71.4 2.0 73.3 1.9 82.0 1.3
Metropolitan-small 74.7 1.6 72.0 3.1 71.7 3.7 75.5 3.0 77.3 2.5
Micropolitan 77.5 2.1 73.1 4.6 82.5 2.0 78.8 3.9 * *
Noncore 73.9 3.2 67.1 7.4 79.1 4.7 78.4 5.1 * *
CSHCN Yes 71.8 1.3 63.6 3.3 74.7 2.2 72.6 2.1 74.8 2.2
No 76.5 0.8 73.2 1.8 73.3 1.8 75.9 1.5 80.8 1.3
Language spoken most often at home English 76.0 0.8 70.5 2.0 75.6 1.8 74.6 1.5 80.2 1.2
Other 70.4 1.8 71.2 2.7 66.2 2.9 76.9 3.5 68.1 5.0

a For the percent estimates, the weights are adjusted for non-response 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 For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

* 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; 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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