Table 16_8_8-1b

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_8.1b
Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over who received dental care in the last 12 months,a by ethnicity, United States, 2004
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total45.80.846.80.949.40.924.71.933.51.9
Age65–7447.51.148.71.251.41.228.02.834.22.8
75–8446.31.247.21.349.41.423.72.634.53.5
85 and over36.91.337.61.440.61.510.12.825.84.0
GenderMale44.91.246.01.248.51.323.02.630.32.6
Female46.50.947.50.950.10.925.82.635.82.7
IncomebNegative/poor24.81.724.81.927.92.315.13.324.24.4
Near poor/low34.11.134.91.236.61.320.72.926.02.5
Middle49.11.149.11.150.41.234.73.846.74.8
High68.71.369.01.370.11.340.57.163.57.0
Health insuranceMedicare and Medicaid19.71.420.71.719.72.118.73.116.62.1
Medicare HMO48.22.048.22.249.52.238.85.647.44.0
Medicare and private53.00.953.30.954.40.931.52.946.83.0
Medicare fee for service only21.41.521.51.724.32.0****
Residence locationMSA48.20.949.70.952.81.026.02.133.42.0
Non-MSA37.82.037.82.039.32.117.44.935.36.1
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good49.90.950.91.053.41.027.52.135.12.2
Fair/poor30.31.330.61.432.31.418.63.629.42.8
Functional limitationsNo limitation50.81.151.91.154.61.226.92.335.72.9
IADLs only44.71.644.91.747.51.923.94.542.64.9
1–2 ADLs37.61.638.41.640.51.621.04.626.23.8
Three or more ADLs29.61.530.61.731.22.022.04.622.04.9
At least 1 ADL/IADL38.41.039.11.141.31.122.13.030.82.6

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: 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_8-1b: 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_8-1b.html