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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 190B_a
Children whose parents report that their child's providers usually listened carefully to them, explained things clearly to them, respected what they had to say, and spent enough time with them,a by race, United States, 2004
Population group Total Single race Multiple races
White Black Asian NHOPI AI/AN
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   18.9 0.7 19.2 0.7 16.4 1.7 20.5 3.5 * * * * 21.9 3.6
Age 0-5 18.1 0.9 18.1 1.0 17.3 2.3 15.8 3.9 * * * * * *
6-17 19.4 0.8 19.9 0.9 15.9 1.8 24.3 4.9 * * * * 18.1 3.3
Gender Male 18.5 0.8 18.6 0.9 16.9 2.3 20.8 3.4 * * * * * *
Female 19.3 0.9 19.9 1.0 15.9 1.8 20.1 5.0 * * * * 23.2 5.3
Family incomeb Negative/poor 20.2 1.4 21.1 1.7 17.4 2.3 * * * * * * * *
Near poor/low 18.9 1.4 20.4 1.7 13.2 2.5 * * * * * * * *
Middle 19.7 1.3 19.8 1.3 21.1 3.9 * * * * * * * *
High 17.4 1.1 17.3 1.2 * * 25.2 5.4 * * * * * *
Health insurance Any private 18.9 0.8 19.1 0.9 14.7 2.0 18.1 4.0 * * * * 26.6 5.2
Public only 19.2 1.0 19.9 1.2 16.7 2.0 * * * * * * * *
Uninsured 18.2 3.2 17.3 2.7 * * * * * * * * * *
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 18.3 0.8 18.8 0.9 15.6 1.8 19.3 4.0 * * * * * *
Metropolitan-small 20.7 1.6 20.8 1.7 16.0 4.2 * * * * * * * *
Micropolitan 16.7 1.9 17.7 2.2 * * * * * * * * * *
Noncore 19.8 2.6 18.5 2.6 * * * * * * * * * *
CSHCN Yes 20.9 1.1 21.8 1.3 16.3 2.5 * * * * * * * *
No 18.2 0.7 18.3 0.8 16.4 1.8 21.4 3.8 * * * * 19.3 4.5
Language spoken most often at home English 18.5 0.7 18.9 0.8 16.5 1.7 17.6 3.8 * * * * 22.4 3.7
Other 21.5 1.5 21.5 1.6 * * 23.8 5.1 * * * * * *

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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