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Table 14_1_4-5a

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_4.5a
Children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never listened carefully, by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 4.390.364.400.424.480.73DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomeaNegative/poor7.180.988.021.356.541.36DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low6.450.826.571.025.341.50DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private2.890.352.980.40DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only7.460.727.790.936.201.14DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan4.390.414.380.494.740.79DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro4.470.524.250.625.071.24DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro3.620.903.581.00DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro4.950.734.750.836.271.42DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish4.170.384.090.454.470.74DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good4.150.364.290.434.000.67DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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 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_4-5a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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