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2003 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 6.1b: National Overall Measures

Among children under age 18 who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months, percent of parents giving a best rating for health care received, United States, 2000 a
         
      Gave best rating c
Population group Population total Number who had visit Percent Standard error
         
Total 72,420,907 56,808,414 59.54 1.06
         
Race
White 57,317,974 46,306,782 60.01 1.23
Black 11,806,400 8,200,253 58.50 2.87
Asian/Pacific Islander 2,364,284 1,599,277 52.26 6.76
Aleut/Eskimo/American Indian DSU DSU DSU DSU
         
Hispanic ethnicity
Hispanic 12,002,928 8,300,419 60.25 2.10
Non-Hispanic 60,417,979 48,507,995 59.43 1.19
         
Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic, White 46,400,449 38,892,297 59.82 1.41
Non-Hispanic, Black 11,133,502 7,669,832 59.43 2.94
Non-Hispanic, Other 2,884,028 1,945,866 51.44 7.28
         
Gender
Male 36,997,776 29,299,566 58.45 1.45
Female 35,423,131 27,508,847 60.71 1.39
         
Age
0-5 23,954,143 21,049,020 61.37 1.56
6-17 48,466,764 35,759,394 58.47 1.28
         
Insurance
0-17 any private 49,081,352 40,469,317 61.84 1.20
0-17 public only 16,876,190 12,768,822 51.84 2.61
0-17 uninsured 6,463,365 3,570,275 60.34 4.17
         
Family income
Negative or poor(<100% of poverty level) 13,748,523 9,952,487 53.91 2.49
Near poor/low income(100-<200% of poverty level) 15,890,425 11,478,589 50.67 2.45
Middle income(200-<400% of poverty level) 23,749,909 19,256,184 60.34 1.90
High income(>=400% of poverty level) 19,032,050 16,121,154 68.22 1.95
         
MSA status
MSA 59,385,026 46,846,740 59.71 1.20
Non-MSA 13,035,881 9,961,674 58.76 3.15
         
Perceived health status
Excellent/very good/good 70,269,381 54,985,004 60.20 1.13
Fair/poor 2,151,526 1,823,410 39.26 5.49
         
CSHCNb
Yes 11,732,453 10,532,089 48.86 1.72
No 58,252,623 44,447,337 61.97 1.25
         

a'Best' = Rating of 9 or 10 on a 0-10 scale.

bChildren with unknown special health care need status not included.

cFor all values, RSE <30.

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

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

Table 6.1a: National Overall Measures Table 6.1c: Overall Measures by State

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