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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Among adults age 18 and over who reported going to a doctor's office or clinic in the last 12 months, percent giving a best rating for health care received

Measure Source

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends (CFACT), Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS).

National Tables

5.1a Adults age 18 and over who reported going to a doctor's office or clinic in the last 12 months, percent giving a best rating for health care received, United States, 2002.

5.1b Adults age 18 and over who reported going to a doctor's office or clinic in the last 12 months, percent giving a best rating for health care received, United States, 2000.

National Data Source

AHRQ, MEPS.

National Denominator

Adults age 18 and over who reported going to a doctor's office or clinic in the last 12 months and answered the question "We want to know your rating of all your health care in the last 12 months from all doctors and other health providers. Use any number from 0 to 10 where 0 is the worst health care possible, and 10 is the best health care possible. How would you rate all your health care?" Nonresponses and "Don't know" responses were excluded.

National Numerator

Subset of the denominator population who rated their health care 9 or 10.

State Tables

5.1c Among adults age 18 and over who reported going to a doctor's office or clinic in the last 12 months, percent giving a best rating for health care received, Medicaid, by State, 2004.

5.1d Among adults age 18 and over who reported going to a doctor's office or clinic in the last 12 months, percent giving a best rating for health care received, Medicare fee for service, by State, 2003.

5.1e Among adults age 18 and over who reported going to a doctor's office or clinic in the last 12 months, percent giving a best rating for health care received, Medicare managed care, by State, 2003.

State Data Source

AHRQ, Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, National CAHPS® Benchmarking Database.

State Denominator

Adults who reported going to a doctor's office or clinic in the last 12 months.

State Numerator

Respondents who rated their health care as 9 or 10 on a scale from 0 to 10.

Comments

National tables report data from the MEPS Self-Administered Questionnaire (SAQ). See the MEPS entry in the Data Source section of this appendix for more information on the SAQ.

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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. Composite measure: people's experiences with how well their doctors communicate.

 

 

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