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2011 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_9.1
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never spent enough time with them,a United States, 2002-2008
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 13.20.413.30.413.90.413.90.413.40.413.90.415.30.4
65 and over7.
RaceWhite, single race12.60.412.90.413.30.413.20.412.80.413.50.414.80.4
Black, single race16.20.914.
Asian, single race15.
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSU19.95.3DSUDSUDSUDSU11.83.322.23.3
Multiple races19.
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races13.00.513.20.413.80.413.70.413.10.413.40.414.60.4
  Non-Hispanic, White12.20.512.70.513.00.512.90.412.30.412.90.414.00.4
  Non-Hispanic, Black16.20.914.
Hispanic, all races15.10.914.
Family incomebNegative/poor17.
Near poor/low16.60.916.
EducationcLess than high school15.
High school graduate13.50.711.50.714.50.613.50.612.80.613.40.614.70.6
At least some college12.30.513.80.513.00.513.00.513.30.513.60.514.80.5
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed14.20.514.10.514.60.514.50.514.30.514.70.616.40.5
Not employed15.70.915.60.916.60.817.10.915.40.817.00.917.10.8
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private12.80.513.00.513.40.513.50.512.90.513.80.515.30.5
Public only20.71.319.21.423.01.520.41.419.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only7.
Medicare and private7.
Medicare and other public10.11.711.51.915.
Residence locationdMetropolitan13.40.513.30.414.00.414.30.413.50.414.10.515.70.4
  Large central metro13.70.715.80.814.70.816.10.815.50.716.20.718.20.8
  Large fringe metro13.20.811.70.813.70.713.00.713.90.714.30.815.40.7
  Medium metro12.
  Small metro14.31.412.21.412.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish12.70.413.00.413.60.413.70.413.00.413.30.414.70.4
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good11.60.412.20.412.80.412.80.412.50.413.10.414.30.4
Activity limitationsdBasic activities16.20.914.10.916.30.917.
Complex activities20.11.317.
Neither basic nor complex activities12.50.413.00.513.30.413.10.412.90.413.40.515.20.4
U.S. bornYes12.80.413.10.4DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC13.20.414.70.4

a. Denominator includes adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months, excluding missing data.

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. 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.

d. For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.

DNC - Data not collected.

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: T14_1_9_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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