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Table 16_10_5-1

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 16_10_5.1
Children with special health care needs who received wanted or needed care coordination, United States, 2005–2006
Population groupPercentSE
RaceWhite only61.10.5
Black only55.71.4
Asian only52.54.3
NHOPI only53.93.9
AI/AN only58.510.8
Multiple races57.42.4
EthnicityHispanic, all races49.91.7
Non-Hispanic, all races60.50.5
Non-Hispanic, White62.00.6
Non-Hispanic, Black56.31.4
Non-Hispanic, other54.82.0
Family incomeaNegative/poor53.31.2
Near poor/low55.11.1

a Imputed family income. 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.

Key: NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander; AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs.


Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 16_10_5-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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