Table 16_3_6-3a

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 16_3_6.3a
People unable to get or delayed in getting needed dental care due to financial or insurance reasons, by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 75.61.475.81.674.03.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Age0–1772.34.172.84.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
18–4477.21.978.02.275.94.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
45–6479.12.079.02.373.15.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over57.35.255.06.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale75.81.775.22.076.13.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female75.51.776.32.072.23.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomeaNegative/poor84.62.488.13.076.24.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low84.42.083.92.389.42.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle75.62.376.22.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High59.03.558.64.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school84.92.486.52.875.55.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate79.22.378.42.780.34.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college68.92.569.12.866.85.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed77.11.877.32.174.44.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Not employed80.52.381.92.775.95.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, under age 65Any private68.82.267.92.671.14.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only77.13.180.23.767.76.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured93.31.595.01.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and privateDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan75.91.676.21.973.43.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro77.52.477.43.277.64.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro75.53.177.83.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro73.73.773.24.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro76.34.674.85.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan74.63.074.02.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan76.43.476.03.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore70.75.069.64.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish75.31.575.31.873.63.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Other79.04.580.64.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good74.41.774.02.075.33.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fair/poor80.21.982.72.371.04.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities75.72.677.53.166.85.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities77.52.978.53.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities76.01.875.72.075.93.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, 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.

b Less than high school refers to fewer than 12 years of education; high school graduate, 12 years of education; and at least some college, more than 12 years of education.

c For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

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

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 16_3_6-3a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/16_facilitators_barriers/T16_3_6-3a.html