Table 17_1_3-1a

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 17_1_3.1a
People who had a dental visit in the calendar year, by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 43.10.545.60.630.61.037.92.164.14.826.54.235.92.5
Age0–1746.70.948.91.037.91.745.54.5DSUDSUDSUDSU39.73.5
18–4437.40.739.40.828.21.432.92.6DSUDSUDSUDSU28.04.0
45–6447.70.850.90.929.01.538.23.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over43.51.146.11.221.42.142.35.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale39.90.642.00.728.71.235.12.6DSUDSU23.44.733.33.3
Female46.20.649.00.632.31.340.52.4DSUDSU29.76.238.22.9
Family incomeaNegative/poor26.11.026.51.124.21.628.87.3DSUDSUDSUDSU19.83.9
Near poor/low28.81.030.11.223.51.423.74.3DSUDSUDSUDSU27.55.0
Middle40.80.842.90.832.01.733.23.9DSUDSUDSUDSU34.24.9
High57.40.859.20.944.12.147.12.8DSUDSUDSUDSU54.16.0
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school23.20.823.70.918.81.424.45.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate36.20.939.11.023.21.521.44.1DSUDSUDSUDSU28.85.8
At least some college52.90.755.80.837.31.641.22.4DSUDSUDSUDSU41.54.8
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed42.50.644.90.730.41.335.52.3DSUDSU21.45.033.23.8
Not employed38.11.041.61.222.51.831.84.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, under age 65Any private50.90.653.50.636.91.342.32.5DSUDSU29.46.242.43.9
Public only32.11.132.41.230.11.833.77.8DSUDSUDSUDSU31.74.7
Uninsured16.10.916.91.013.21.610.92.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only38.32.041.32.215.13.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private52.11.553.21.633.64.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public16.61.817.82.310.92.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan43.80.646.30.731.61.038.02.2DSUDSU28.25.537.92.7
  Large central metro39.50.942.41.030.41.333.02.9DSUDSUDSUDSU46.15.7
  Large fringe metro47.91.049.91.233.32.345.73.8DSUDSUDSUDSU36.65.2
  Medium metro45.31.547.91.531.02.134.47.1DSUDSUDSUDSU36.84.5
  Small metro43.22.144.22.336.23.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan39.71.141.91.223.03.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU28.25.9
  Micropolitan40.61.542.71.422.63.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU31.36.6
  Noncore38.02.440.32.523.54.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish46.20.649.00.631.51.046.52.872.24.827.24.537.22.5
Other24.81.023.81.117.25.030.42.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good44.40.546.90.631.61.037.72.263.15.123.94.936.32.7
Fair/poor32.91.034.01.124.42.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities38.41.041.41.222.22.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities34.51.337.61.519.02.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities43.30.645.90.729.41.236.12.3DSUDSU22.95.332.43.8

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 17_1_3-1a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/17_utilization/T17_1_3-1a.html