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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 distribution of how often their health providers showed respect for what they had to say

Measure Source

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

National Tables

4.7a Adults age 18 and over who reported going to a doctor's office or clinic in the last 12 months, percent distribution of how often their health providers showed respect for what they had to say, United States, 2002.

4.7b Adults age 18 and over who reported going to a doctor's office or clinic in the last 12 months, percent distribution of how often their health providers showed respect for what they had to say, 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 month and answered the question "In the last 12 months how often did doctors or other health providers show respect for what you had to say?" Nonresponses and "Don't know" responses were excluded.

National Numerator

Subset of the denominator population in 3 categories according to their answer to the above question: "Always," "Usually," "Sometimes," or "Never."

State Tables

4.7c Among adults age 18 and over who reported going to a doctor's office or clinic in the last 12 months, percent of their health providers who always showed respect for what they had to say, Medicaid, by State, 2004.

4.7d Among adults age 18 and over who reported going to a doctor's office or clinic in the last 12 months, percent of their health providers who always showed respect for what they had to say, Medicare fee for service, by State, 2003.

4.7e Among adults age 18 and over who reported going to a doctor's office or clinic in the last 12 months, percent of their health providers who always showed respect for what they had to say, Medicare managed care, by State, 2003.

State Data Source

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

State Denominator

Number of adults who visited a doctor's office or clinic in the last 12 months.

State Numerator

Subset of the denominator population who reported that the doctor always showed respect for what they had to say.

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 distribution of how often their health providers showed respect for what their parents had to say. Among children under age 18 who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months, percent distribution of how often their health providers explained things clearly.

 

 

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