Table 16_8_2-1a

2008 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_8_2.1a
Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over who had an eye examination in the last 12 months,a by race, United States, 2004
Population groupTotalWhiteBlackAI/ANAPIMultiple races/other
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total61.70.862.50.858.52.252.97.856.34.057.33.2
Age65–7459.11.059.11.061.13.051.88.658.25.856.63.8
75–8465.11.066.51.055.12.8**57.06.054.96.1
85 and over63.21.264.61.454.14.5****69.97.1
GenderMale59.51.160.41.155.83.445.49.356.76.451.64.7
Female63.40.864.20.960.32.560.79.656.14.961.64.6
IncomebNegative/poor52.81.654.02.051.33.1**45.58.052.67.0
Near poor/low58.01.158.61.158.33.147.410.451.06.955.46.2
Middle64.51.364.61.462.34.4**74.46.361.25.6
High67.21.367.51.369.05.8**61.69.267.88.3
Health insuranceMedicare and Medicaid53.11.852.82.353.43.3**52.35.453.56.5
Medicare HMO65.51.766.51.762.16.7**70.59.153.211.0
Medicare and private64.60.964.70.966.63.457.58.957.86.163.74.8
Medicare fee for service only43.12.642.72.645.85.2******
Residence locationMSA63.30.864.10.861.32.558.49.655.34.159.43.6
Non-MSA56.42.057.52.044.53.644.913.3**48.47.0
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good62.20.962.90.959.22.746.59.257.64.557.83.6
Fair/poor60.21.261.11.456.93.7**48.78.657.36.5
Functional limitationsNo limitation61.71.062.21.061.13.347.79.255.45.158.94.8
IADLs only64.21.565.21.656.95.0****57.67.4
1–2 ADLs63.61.264.71.257.03.9**54.18.962.67.5
Three or more ADLs53.22.054.12.250.75.8****43.57.7
At least 1 ADL/IADL61.70.962.91.055.42.559.910.358.06.755.64.7

a Estimates are for full-year community residents age 65 and over.

b Negative/poor refers to incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, over 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.

* - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: API: Asian or Pacific Islander; AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; HMO: Health Maintenance Organization; MSA: metropolitan statistical area; IADLs: instrumental activities of daily living; ADLs: activities of daily living; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 16_8_2-1a: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/16_prioritypopulations/T16_8_2-1a.html