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Table 16_4_8-2a

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 16_4_8.2a
Children who did not have problems seeing a specialist they needed to see in the last 12 months, by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 78.51.878.
Family incomeaNegative/poor75.03.773.54.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low76.
Health insuranceAny private81.02.481.32.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only73.52.870.63.681.53.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencebMetropolitan78.
  Large central metro76.
  Large fringe metro79.03.679.43.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish78.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good79.41.879.
Children with special health care needsbYes76.42.376.92.675.74.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
U.S. bornYes78.61.978.

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 B: Detailed Methods.

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.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 16_4_8-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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