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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 200
Hospital patients age 18 and over who reported sometimes or never having good communications with nurses, United States, 2006
Population group Percent SE
Total   8.0 0.1
Race White only 7.6 0.3
Black only 9.7 0.3
Asian only 8.7 0.4
NHOPI only 9.5 0.9
AI/AN only 10.7 0.6
Multiple races 9.7 0.5
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 8.5 0.1
Non-Hispanic, all races 7.7 0.1
Educationa Less than high school 9.1 0.2
High school graduate 7.7 0.1
At least some college 7.7 0.1
Language at home English 7.8 0.2
Spanish 9.0 0.3
Other 9.6 0.4

a Less than high school refers to fewer than 12 years of education; high school graduate, 12 years of education; and at least some college, more than 12 years of education.

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 Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, National CAHPS Benchmarking Database.

 

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