Table 16_8_8-1c

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_8.1c
Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over who received dental care in the last 12 months, by income,a United States, 2004
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total45.80.824.81.734.11.149.11.168.71.3
Age65–7447.51.127.22.435.21.848.91.667.71.6
75–8446.31.224.22.434.21.651.41.771.32.1
85 and over36.91.319.42.430.42.040.62.366.43.3
GenderMale44.91.226.93.028.51.745.11.765.51.7
Female46.50.923.91.837.31.452.71.472.51.7
RaceWhite48.30.927.72.035.71.250.21.269.91.2
Black24.81.915.63.320.62.935.53.840.57.1
AI/AN39.55.8**29.17.5****
API46.93.926.26.242.06.258.46.877.58.5
Multiple races/other29.93.1**24.64.435.64.652.78.3
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, White49.40.927.92.336.61.350.41.270.11.3
Non-Hispanic, Black24.71.915.13.320.72.934.73.840.57.1
Non-Hispanic, other39.72.426.04.935.54.439.34.468.96.2
Hispanic, all races33.51.924.24.426.02.546.74.863.57.0
Health insuranceMedicare and Medicaid19.71.417.61.922.42.0****
Medicare HMO48.22.038.35.035.52.748.63.072.53.2
Medicare and private53.00.938.93.240.81.550.81.269.71.3
Medicare fee for service only21.41.513.93.220.12.428.13.726.46.7
Residence locationMSA48.20.926.52.034.81.351.11.170.51.3
Non-MSA37.82.020.42.831.42.243.12.558.33.0
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good49.90.927.02.037.31.351.61.270.91.3
Fair/poor30.31.320.62.724.62.037.32.150.63.6
Functional limitationsNo limitation50.81.128.62.438.11.651.51.570.91.4
IADLs only44.71.628.63.634.53.150.32.666.43.3
1–2 ADLs37.61.620.92.926.32.143.52.164.53.2
Three or more ADLs29.61.514.22.828.42.637.83.345.75.5
At least 1 ADL/IADL38.41.021.62.229.41.744.91.563.12.3

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: 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_8-1c: 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_8-1c.html