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Table 12_1_8-3a

2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 12_1_8.3a
Children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers always showed respect for what they or their parents had to say, by race, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalSingle raceMultiple races
Family incomeaNegative/poor74.********
Near poor/low77.11.775.********
Health insuranceAny private81.****77.35.0
Public only76.31.476.01.678.82.6******70.46.0
Residence locationbMetropolitan80.10.980.****74.84.4
  Large central metro78.11.678.01.985.62.358.47.5******
  Large fringe metro81.21.581.31.780.93.8********
  Medium metro81.31.781.********
  Small metro81.12.880.93.379.34.7********
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish81.10.981.****76.44.0
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good80.00.980.****77.74.0

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 For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

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

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; CSHCN: children with special health care needs; SE: standard error.

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


Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 12_1_8-3a: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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