Table 17_1_3-1d

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_3.1d
People who had a dental visit in the calendar year, by education,a United States, 2006
  TotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 42.10.623.20.836.20.952.90.7
Age18–4437.50.724.31.129.01.147.30.9
45–6447.90.823.01.442.11.257.81.1
65 and over44.11.121.21.542.71.661.71.7
GenderMale37.70.721.01.130.61.148.90.9
Female46.20.725.51.041.31.056.60.9
RaceWhite, single race44.70.623.70.939.11.055.80.8
Black, single race27.81.118.81.423.21.537.31.6
Asian, single race35.72.124.45.321.44.141.22.4
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race24.94.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races32.83.3DSUDSU28.85.841.54.8
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races45.00.626.71.038.20.954.30.7
Non-Hispanic, White48.70.628.71.241.81.057.70.8
Non-Hispanic, Black27.81.118.91.423.21.637.21.6
Hispanic, all races22.70.915.41.121.71.635.71.8
Family incomebNegative/poor23.01.117.61.223.31.730.72.5
Near poor/low25.51.116.91.325.71.535.32.0
Middle38.40.923.61.435.71.447.11.2
High56.50.842.42.547.61.461.21.0
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed42.60.624.11.234.51.051.50.8
Not employed38.31.023.61.335.21.753.01.6
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private49.80.635.31.640.91.056.30.8
Public only26.81.422.81.630.52.128.42.8
Uninsured15.20.89.20.916.21.420.51.6
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only38.72.018.72.240.93.356.83.1
Medicare and private52.41.528.92.647.92.165.72.0
Medicare and other public17.11.813.12.39.62.8DSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan42.90.723.80.936.41.053.30.7
  Large central metro38.41.019.81.131.71.649.51.1
  Large fringe metro46.81.127.92.037.91.656.61.2
  Medium metro45.11.625.32.239.92.055.81.6
  Small metro41.92.426.62.238.22.650.53.9
Nonmetropolitan38.11.220.91.935.11.750.81.8
  Micropolitan39.31.422.12.635.32.052.01.9
  Noncore35.62.718.92.034.74.248.13.9
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish45.10.626.91.038.20.954.60.7
Other21.61.114.81.218.31.933.92.1
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good43.70.624.81.036.60.953.90.7
Fair/poor32.01.018.11.534.31.643.61.9
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities38.61.022.21.538.11.852.11.8
Complex activities34.61.320.41.934.42.448.22.5
Neither basic nor complex activities43.40.624.50.936.40.953.50.7

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 17_1_3-1d: 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_3-1d.html