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Table 14_1_7-4b

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_7.4b
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers usually showed respect for what they had to say, by ethnicity, United States, 2006
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 30.20.530.20.531.00.623.
65 and over29.
Family incomeaNegative/poor26.71.326.41.428.11.823.
Near poor/low29.
EducationbLess than high school27.
High school graduate28.30.728.00.728.80.922.61.531.92.5
At least some college31.90.732.10.732.60.824.51.727.82.3
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed30.50.630.70.731.40.822.81.329.21.6
Not employed30.
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private30.60.630.70.731.10.823.11.429.91.8
Public only28.41.427.81.630.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only28.41.928.
Medicare and private30.41.630.51.630.91.726.34.8DSUDSU
Medicare and other public22.
Residence locationcMetropolitan29.70.529.80.630.50.723.
  Large central metro29.00.929.
  Large fringe metro30.10.929.
  Medium metro30.
  Small metro28.41.628.41.728.71.823.64.828.84.3
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish30.10.530.20.531.00.623.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good29.70.529.80.630.50.622.
Activity limitationscBasic activities32.
Complex activities32.61.432.81.434.41.625.32.529.34.6
Neither basic nor complex activities29.60.629.50.630.20.722.

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: 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_7-4b: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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