Table 16_8_2-1c

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_2.1c
Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over who had an eye examination in the last 12 months, by income,a United States, 2004
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total61.70.852.81.658.01.164.51.367.21.3
Age65–7459.11.051.32.753.91.861.51.864.41.6
75–8465.11.053.82.462.51.467.61.671.91.9
85 and over63.21.255.13.159.02.069.92.270.53.4
GenderMale59.51.150.53.453.91.861.61.764.51.8
Female63.40.853.81.860.41.367.21.570.41.8
RaceWhite62.50.854.02.058.61.164.61.467.51.3
Black58.52.251.33.158.33.162.34.469.05.8
AI/AN52.97.8**47.410.4****
API56.34.045.58.051.06.974.46.361.69.2
Multiple races/other57.33.252.67.055.46.261.25.667.88.3
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, White62.70.854.22.358.51.264.61.467.41.4
Non-Hispanic, Black58.42.251.13.258.53.162.04.569.05.8
Non-Hispanic, other55.42.646.96.150.94.866.04.058.46.4
Hispanic, all races59.32.052.84.058.63.464.94.371.66.4
Health insuranceMedicare and Medicaid53.11.850.92.255.92.6****
Medicare HMO65.51.765.96.361.32.268.22.967.13.5
Medicare and private64.60.957.53.061.41.465.11.468.01.4
Medicare fee for service only43.12.641.85.142.13.545.54.144.98.5
Residence locationMSA63.30.853.41.959.31.166.51.568.01.4
Non-MSA56.42.051.12.554.32.558.02.863.43.4
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good62.20.952.82.058.01.164.61.667.11.3
Fair/poor60.21.252.72.558.32.164.72.268.84.0
Functional limitationsNo limitation61.71.050.02.658.51.463.41.766.81.5
IADLs only64.21.559.53.458.32.668.12.570.83.7
1–2 ADLs63.61.257.03.059.82.167.61.869.02.7
Three or more ADLs53.22.046.93.751.13.259.83.556.56.6
At least 1 ADL/IADL61.70.955.21.757.51.666.41.568.32.1

a Estimates are for full-year community residents age 65 and over. 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_2-1c: 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_2-1c.html