Table 16_3_6-3d

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_6.3d
People unable to get or delayed in getting needed dental care due to financial or insurance reasons, by education,a United States, 2006
  TotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 76.31.484.92.479.22.368.92.5
Age18–4477.21.988.32.782.93.065.73.7
45–6479.51.989.23.178.93.275.13.2
65 and over57.35.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale76.71.886.33.379.13.268.03.4
Female76.01.783.42.979.32.669.53.0
RaceWhite, single race76.41.686.52.878.42.769.12.8
Black, single race74.23.175.55.380.34.666.85.6
Asian, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races75.01.585.02.478.52.467.52.6
Non-Hispanic, White75.01.887.62.777.62.967.73.0
Non-Hispanic, Black73.73.275.55.480.24.665.45.8
Hispanic, all races84.63.784.55.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomebNegative/poor86.72.184.33.388.54.2DSUDSU
Near poor/low84.81.986.73.488.12.878.84.2
Middle75.02.382.64.874.23.871.63.9
High62.03.4DSUDSUDSUDSU56.44.6
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed77.21.888.62.482.72.868.02.9
Not employed80.52.388.73.578.24.376.34.3
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private68.52.2DSUDSU75.53.561.53.3
Public only80.33.083.84.277.45.4DSUDSU
Uninsured93.51.395.41.692.82.592.22.8
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and privateDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan76.31.684.32.880.12.768.92.7
  Large central metro78.12.882.94.682.45.271.44.7
  Large fringe metro75.32.8DSUDSU79.04.467.84.6
  Medium metro74.23.7DSUDSU78.24.263.26.8
  Small metro78.34.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan76.02.987.34.075.24.768.65.4
  Micropolitan76.93.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore74.14.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish76.01.485.62.378.92.469.02.5
Other78.74.882.06.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good74.81.786.63.078.92.865.92.8
Fair/poor80.72.081.33.580.13.680.83.4
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities75.62.676.74.675.54.774.94.1
Complex activities77.62.977.85.575.25.379.84.1
Neither basic nor complex activities76.11.787.72.879.72.967.33.0

a People age 18 and over. 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.

b 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.

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_6-3d: 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_6-3d.html