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Table 14_1_9-5a

2009 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 14_1_9.5a
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never spent enough time with them, by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 13.90.413.30.414.91.022.42.6DSUDSU19.95.320.03.9
Age18–4416.60.615.90.716.61.526.33.4DSUDSUDSUDSU22.35.3
45–6413.20.612.70.612.91.521.84.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over9.40.69.00.713.71.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale13.20.512.50.614.01.623.13.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female14.40.513.80.515.41.021.82.7DSUDSUDSUDSU15.43.3
Family incomeaNegative/poor17.41.216.41.419.41.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low17.11.016.71.215.71.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle15.60.815.20.915.52.028.85.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High11.10.510.50.610.51.720.43.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationbLess than high school15.90.915.21.115.21.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate14.50.613.70.717.51.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college13.00.512.40.512.91.520.92.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed14.60.514.00.514.31.225.93.4DSUDSUDSUDSU18.84.3
Not employed16.60.815.80.917.51.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private13.40.512.80.512.51.223.83.2DSUDSUDSUDSU17.34.3
Public only23.01.523.91.919.62.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured20.81.520.11.721.93.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only9.41.38.91.413.52.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private8.30.88.10.811.72.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public15.52.215.12.617.83.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan14.00.413.30.514.71.122.72.7DSUDSUDSUDSU18.34.2
  Large central metro14.70.814.00.915.41.621.13.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro13.70.712.60.715.22.626.05.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro14.00.814.00.912.32.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro12.41.111.61.114.02.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan13.50.813.00.916.62.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan14.41.014.21.216.13.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore11.81.610.91.717.23.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish13.60.413.10.414.91.017.52.9DSUDSU19.95.620.23.9
Other17.91.514.91.4DSUDSU27.84.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good12.80.412.30.413.61.021.02.7DSUDSUDSUDSU19.84.2
Fair/poor20.01.119.11.319.72.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities16.30.915.81.118.62.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities19.31.319.21.519.22.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities13.30.412.60.513.81.123.12.8DSUDSUDSUDSU18.84.3

a Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, 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 Less than high school refers to fewer than 12 years of education; high school graduate, 12 years of education; and at least some college, more than 12 years of education.

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

DSU - 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; SE: standard error.

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

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 14_1_9-5a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://archive.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/14_patientcenteredness/T14_1_9-5a.html

 

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