Table 22_1_2-1a

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 22_1_2.1a
Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over who had an eye examination in the last 12 months,a by race, United States, 2005
  TotalWhiteBlackAI/ANAPIMultiple races/other
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 62.80.763.30.761.81.951.
85 and over65.61.466.71.459.35.1DSUDSUDSUDSU70.57.7
Near poor/low60.
Health insuranceMedicare and Medicaid56.11.755.
Medicare HMO66.21.366.31.368.65.9DSUDSUDSUDSU62.09.2
Medicare and private65.10.865.20.965.
Medicare fee for service only47.32.647.22.651.85.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationMSA64.10.764.70.863.02.251.810.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good63.10.763.50.862.22.352.
Functional limitationsNo limitation62.30.862.50.963.42.753.
IADLs only65.51.466.41.564.04.4DSUDSUDSUDSU67.69.2
1–2 ADLs64.
Three or more ADLs58.
At least 1 ADL/IADL63.50.964.

a Estimates are for full-year community residents age 65 and over.

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.

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

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander; 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 22_1_2-1a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.