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Table 14_1_11-2b

2010 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_11.2b
Rating of 0-6 on a scale from 0 to 10 of health care by adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months, by ethnicity, United States, 2007
  TotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
  All racesWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 13.30.413.10.512.30.516.
65 and over9.
Family incomeaNegative/poor20.11.320.61.521.31.921.22.317.62.5
Near poor/low15.80.915.
EducationbLess than high school18.
High school graduate14.60.814.50.813.70.917.31.715.82.7
At least some college11.10.511.10.510.70.511.71.611.61.5
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed13.60.613.30.612.80.714.51.315.91.5
Not employed17.60.917.
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private12.10.512.00.611.50.613.01.414.11.5
Public only22.01.422.71.724.12.318.82.318.92.9
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only10.
Medicare and private7.
Medicare and other public14.92.515.53.1DSUDSUDSUDSU12.73.1
Location of residencecMetropolitan13.20.512.90.512.00.516.
  Large central metro14.20.714.00.813.30.915.81.414.71.4
  Large fringe metro13.00.812.90.812.80.912.71.914.32.9
  Medium metro12.
  Small metro13.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish13.30.513.10.512.40.516.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good11.50.411.30.510.70.514.
Activity limitationscBasic activities16.40.916.
Complex activities21.11.321.01.420.61.720.22.921.73.9
Neither basic nor complex activities12.60.512.30.511.60.515.
U.S. bornYes13.30.513.10.512.40.516.

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 B: Detailed Methods.

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.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 14_1_11-2b: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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