Table 10_1_1-1

2009 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 10_1_1.1
Female Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over who reported ever being screened for osteoporosis with a bone mass or bone density measurement,a United States, 2001 and 2006
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
85 and over53.41.619.31.4
Near poor/low56.81.3DNADNA
Multiple races/other60.
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, White67.
Non-Hispanic, Black38.42.416.21.9
Non-Hispanic, other59.83.523.33.6
Hispanics, all races55.32.522.02.6
Health insuranceMedicare and Medicaid42.71.814.81.3
Medicare HMO65.01.731.71.5
Medicare and private71.
Medicare fee-for-service only52.
Residence locationMSA65.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good66.
Functional limitationsNo limitations66.
IADLs only63.91.634.71.8
At least 1 IADL and 1–2 ADLs60.41.731.11.8
At least 1 IADL and 3–6 ADLs56.
At least 1 ADL/IADL60.

a Estimates are for full-year community residents age 65 and over.

b Negative/poor refers to incomes of $10,000 or less; near poor/low, $10,001-$20,000; middle, $20,001-$40,000; and high, more than $40,000.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander; 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 March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 10_1_1-1: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.