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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Among children under age 18 who had a doctor's office or clinic visit reported in the last 12 months, percent distribution of how often their health providers listened carefully to their parents

Measure Source

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

National Tables

4.4a 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 listened carefully to their parents, United States, 2002.

4.4b 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 listened carefully to their parents, United States, 2001.

National Data Source

AHRQ, MEPS.

National Denominator

Children under age 18 who visited a doctor's office or clinic to get health care in the past 12 months with a valid answer to the question "In the last 12 months how often did doctors or other health providers listen carefully to you?" 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

4.4c Among children under age 18 who had a doctor's office or clinic visit reported in the last 12 months, percent of their health providers who always listened carefully to their parents, Medicaid, by State, 2004.

State Data Source

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

State Denominator

Children with Medicaid benefits who visited a doctor's office or clinic in the past 12 months.

State Numerator

Subset of the denominator population with a response of "always" to the question of "In the last 12 months how often did doctors or other health providers listen carefully to you."

Comments

The national table reports data from the MEPS Child Health section. See the MEPS entry in the Data Source section of this appendix for more information.

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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 explained things clearly. 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 listened carefully to them.

 

 

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