Table 10_1_1-2b

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_1.2b
Female Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over who reported ever being screened for osteoporosis with a bone mass or bone density measurement,a by ethnicity, United States, 2006
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
85 and over53.41.654.51.656.81.728.24.437.65.4
Near poor/low56.81.356.61.459.11.535.93.459.53.7
Health insuranceMedicare and Medicaid42.71.842.
Medicare HMO65.01.765.01.867.91.841.
Medicare and private71.
Medicare fee-for-service only52.
Residence locationMSA65.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good66.
Functional limitationsNo limitation66.
IADL only63.91.665.21.667.61.740.
1–2 ADLs60.41.760.91.764.61.928.24.451.75.8
More than 3 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.

DSU - 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 March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 10_1_1-2b: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.