Adults Who Reported Poor Communication with Health Providers

Notes: Among adults who had a doctor’s office or clinic visit in the past 12 months.
Adults who reported that their health providers sometimes or never listened carefully, explained things clearly, showed respect for what they had to say, or spent enough time with them are considered to have poor communication.

Data Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, 2002-2013.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: 2015 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report and 5th Anniversary Update on the National Quality Strategy