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Table 14_1_2-5c

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_2.5c
Children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never listened carefully, explained things clearly, respected what they or their parents had to say, and spent enough time with them,a by family income,b United States, 2006
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 4.840.317.700.896.830.734.380.442.590.40
RaceWhite, single race4.850.368.541.227.200.934.370.502.630.44
Black, single race5.120.636.681.106.141.34DSUDSUDSUDSU
Asian, single race3.520.96DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races4.360.357.951.125.910.864.020.482.540.42
Non-Hispanic, White4.240.429.581.926.161.273.890.552.560.47
Non-Hispanic, Black4.820.576.481.085.311.03DSUDSUDSUDSU
Hispanic, all races6.970.627.
Health insuranceAny private3.490.327.
Public only7.700.577.700.957.540.908.211.55DSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan4.780.348.241.096.920.754.380.492.400.38
  Large central metro5.100.456.801.237.621.244.670.882.540.57
  Large fringe metro3.720.718.972.67DSUDSU4.100.802.490.72
  Medium metro5.670.6910.
  Small metro4.911.01DSUDSU7.461.56DSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish4.580.348.151.096.740.863.940.452.540.41
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good4.580.316.990.896.840.754.150.432.440.39

a For the percentage estimates, the weights are adjusted for nonresponse based on how many of the four questions had a response.

b 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.

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; 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 March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 14_1_2-5c: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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