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
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 64.11.064.81.067.81.038.42.455.32.5
Age65–7467.11.368.01.471.21.444.03.757.13.9
75–8464.41.364.71.467.81.332.93.459.13.5
85 and over53.41.654.51.656.81.728.24.437.65.4
IncomebNegative/poor46.41.647.31.752.32.128.73.041.63.8
Near poor/low56.81.356.61.459.11.535.93.459.53.7
Middle72.31.272.61.274.31.348.64.966.76.0
High80.42.080.81.880.81.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceMedicare and Medicaid42.71.842.92.047.82.429.84.241.93.2
Medicare HMO65.01.765.01.867.91.841.75.065.44.6
Medicare and private71.11.071.31.172.01.150.14.367.06.1
Medicare fee-for-service only52.82.252.72.256.52.429.55.554.110.1
Residence locationMSA65.61.066.51.169.91.140.72.656.22.6
Non-MSA59.02.459.32.561.62.622.64.143.78.4
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good66.21.166.81.169.31.139.92.857.82.7
Fair/poor56.31.557.01.660.91.735.23.649.34.4
Functional limitationsNo limitation66.91.267.51.370.01.444.53.658.93.3
IADL only63.91.665.21.667.61.740.55.046.76.2
1–2 ADLs60.41.760.91.764.61.928.24.451.75.8
More than 3 ADLs56.62.256.72.261.02.430.55.256.37.2
At least 1 ADL/IADL60.81.161.61.265.01.232.42.951.63.4

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. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/10_functional_status/T10_1_1-2b.html