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National Healthcare Quality Report, 2007

Overall Measures

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Overall Measures
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
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

Overall Measures

Measure Title

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).

National Tables

5.1a Among adults age 18 and over who reported going to a doctor's office or clinic in the last 12 months, percent giving a rating of 0-6, 7-8, or 9-10 on a scale of 0-10 for health care received, United States, 2004.

5.1b Among adults age 18 and over who reported going to a doctor's office or clinic in the last 12 months, percent giving a rating of 0-6, 7-8, or 9-10 on a scale of 0-10 for health care received, United States, 2002.

National Data Source

AHRQ, CFACT, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (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 6 months, percent giving a best rating for health care received, Medicaid, by State, 2004 and 2006.

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 managed care, by State, 2003 and 2006.

State Data Source

AHRQ, Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (CQUIPS), National CAHPS® Benchmarking Database (NCBD).

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). Go to the MEPS entry in the Data Sources Appendix for more information on the SAQ.

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Overall Measures

Measure Title

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.

Measure Source

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends (CFACT).

National Tables

5.2a Among children under age 18 who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months, percent of parents giving a rating of 0-6, 7-8, or 9-10 on a scale of 0-10 for health care received, United States, 2004.

5.2b Among children under age 18 who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months, percent of parents giving a rating of 0-6, 7-8, or 9-10 on a scale of 0-10 for health care received, United States, 2002.

National Data Source

AHRQ, CFACT, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS).

National Denominator

Children under age 18 who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months and with a valid answer to 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?"

National Numerator

Subset of the denominator population with a best rating (9 or 10) for health care received.

State Tables

5.2c Among children under age 18 who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 6 months, percent of parents giving a best rating for health care received, Medicaid, by State, 2004 and 2006.

State Data Source

AHRQ, Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (CQUIPS), National CAHPS® Benchmarking Database (NCBD).

State Denominator

Children with Medicaid benefits who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 6 months.

State Numerator

Subset of the denominator population who rated or whose parents rated their health care as 9 or 10 based on the question: "Using any number from 0 to 10 where 0 is the worst health care possible and 10 is the best health care possible, what number would you use to rate all your health care in the last 6 months?"

Comments

The national table reports data from the MEPS Child Health section. Go to the MEPS entry in the Data Sources Appendix for more information.

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