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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 4.8b
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, United States, 2001
        Health providers showed respect
    Total population (in thousands)c Percent had visitd Always Usually Sometimes/never
Population group Percent Standard error Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
Total 72,826 76.2 74.3 1.0 19.7 1.0 6.0 0.5
Race White 56,988 77.6 73.3 1.0 20.6 0.9 6.1 0.5
Black 11,622 70.6 79.8 2.7 15.6 2.5 4.5 0.8
API 3,290 71.7 76.5 4.1 19.8 3.5 DSU DSU
AI/AN DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 12,963 66.8 73.6 1.8 19.1 1.7 7.3 0.9
Non-Hispanic, all races 59,863 78.3 74.5 1.1 19.8 1.1 5.7 0.5
Non-Hispanic, White 44,726 80.7 73.2 1.2 20.9 1.1 5.9 0.6
Non-Hispanic, Black 11,252 70.8 80.1 2.7 15.6 2.6 4.3 0.7
Non-Hispanic, other 3,884 71.7 75.1 3.9 18.0 3.3 6.9 1.9
Gender Male 37,264 75.9 74.2 1.2 19.8 1.2 6.1 0.6
Female 35,562 76.6 74.5 1.2 19.7 1.2 5.9 0.5
Age 0-5 23,710 87.0 74.4 1.3 18.9 1.1 6.7 0.6
6-17 49,115 71.0 74.3 1.2 20.2 1.1 5.5 0.5
Health insurance Any private 49,345 79.2 75.1 1.1 20.3 1.1 4.6 0.4
Public only 17,342 76.1 71.8 1.9 18.6 1.8 9.6 1.1
Uninsured 6,139 52.2 75.0 2.9 17.8 2.3 7.3 1.5
Family incomea Negative/poor 12,075 71.4 71.5 2.2 17.4 1.8 11.2 1.6
Near poor/low 15,876 66.8 69.1 1.9 23.3 1.9 7.7 0.9
Middle 23,483 76.3 74.4 1.5 20.2 1.3 5.4 0.7
High 21,392 85.8 78.6 1.7 18.4 1.6 3.1 0.5
Residence locationb Metropolitan-large 41,207 75.6 73.8 1.5 20.4 1.5 5.8 0.6
Metropolitan-small 19,976 78.6 74.4 1.7 20.0 1.5 5.6 0.7
Micropolitan 7,527 75.9 74.7 2.3 18.5 2.0 6.9 1.5
Noncore 4,115 71.4 78.1 2.9 13.6 2.5 8.2 2.2
Perceived health status Excellent/very good/good 71,309 76.0 74.6 1.0 19.6 1.0 5.8 0.4
Fair/poor 1,516 85.0 62.8 4.3 23.2 3.7 14.0 3.1
CSHCN Yes 13,880 89.2 72.2 1.4 19.8 1.3 8.0 0.9
No 58,520 73.1 75.1 1.2 19.6 1.1 5.3 0.5

a Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, over the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; middle, 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and high, 400 percent of the poverty line and over.

b See the MEPS entry in the Data Sources section of the Measure Specifications Appendix for more information.

c Total child population. Numbers may not add to total due to missing or rounding.

d Denominator is total population, excluding missing values.

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

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander; CSHCN: children with special health care needs.

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

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