Table 16_8_8-1a

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_8.1a
Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over who received dental care in the last 12 months,a by race, United States, 2004
Population groupTotalWhiteBlackAI/ANAPIMultiple races/other
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total45.80.848.30.924.81.939.55.846.93.929.93.1
Age65–7447.51.150.01.128.62.844.67.945.75.835.04.2
75–8446.31.248.71.323.32.5**49.86.123.24.9
85 and over36.91.340.01.49.92.7******
GenderMale44.91.247.51.323.52.537.29.144.06.222.73.8
Female46.50.949.00.925.72.641.96.448.54.435.34.3
IncomebNegative/poor24.81.727.72.015.63.3**26.26.2**
Near poor/low34.11.135.71.220.62.929.17.542.06.224.64.4
Middle49.11.150.21.235.53.8**58.46.835.64.6
High68.71.369.91.240.57.1**77.58.552.78.3
Health insuranceMedicare and Medicaid19.71.418.61.719.13.0**31.85.2**
Medicare HMO48.22.048.92.137.95.5**53.29.649.37.6
Medicare and private53.00.954.10.931.92.951.09.867.06.037.24.2
Medicare fee for service only21.41.524.11.8********
Residence locationMSA48.20.951.30.926.32.139.78.446.73.930.43.5
Non-MSA37.82.039.22.017.14.839.17.5**27.65.1
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good49.90.952.41.027.52.138.07.146.34.732.63.6
Fair/poor30.31.331.71.319.23.6**48.18.223.35.2
Functional limitationsNo limitation50.81.153.41.227.12.344.69.247.35.432.64.9
IADLs only44.71.647.01.824.94.5****34.37.8
1–2 ADLs37.61.639.91.520.54.5**40.88.922.75.7
Three or more ADLs29.61.530.11.821.54.6******
At least 1 ADL/IADL38.41.040.51.022.03.032.66.246.25.826.94.5

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: 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_8-1a: 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_8-1a.html