Table 16_8_2-1b

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_2.1b
Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over who had an eye examination in the last 12 months,a by ethnicity, United States, 2004
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total61.70.861.90.862.70.858.42.259.32.0
Age65–7459.11.059.11.059.21.160.93.058.42.5
75–8465.11.065.41.066.61.055.42.861.93.7
85 and over63.21.263.71.365.31.453.74.655.14.5
GenderMale59.51.159.71.160.51.256.13.456.73.3
Female63.40.863.60.964.40.959.92.561.02.3
IncomebNegative/poor52.81.652.71.854.22.351.13.252.84.0
Near poor/low58.01.158.11.158.51.258.53.158.63.4
Middle64.51.364.51.364.61.462.04.564.94.3
High67.21.367.21.367.41.469.05.871.66.4
Health insuranceMedicare and Medicaid53.11.854.21.954.52.653.53.349.74.1
Medicare HMO65.51.766.41.767.01.761.26.859.15.0
Medicare and private64.60.964.30.964.51.066.53.572.03.0
Medicare fee for service only43.12.642.42.641.42.646.15.249.27.7
Residence locationMSA63.30.863.60.864.30.861.02.659.92.1
Non-MSA56.42.056.62.057.62.144.74.154.55.1
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good62.20.962.40.963.00.959.42.859.32.3
Fair/poor60.21.260.31.361.31.556.33.959.43.6
Functional limitationsNo limitation61.71.061.81.062.31.061.13.460.63.2
IADLs only64.21.564.11.665.11.756.55.162.64.0
1–2 ADLs63.61.263.41.164.61.256.93.865.74.5
Three or more ADLs53.22.055.12.156.42.350.65.837.85.4
At least 1 ADL/IADL61.70.962.11.063.31.055.22.657.62.8

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.

Key: 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_2-1b: 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_2-1b.html