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 62.80.763.30.761.81.951.27.057.03.961.03.3
Age65–7459.30.959.21.062.82.747.87.755.65.762.54.2
75–8466.90.867.90.960.83.1DSUDSU62.85.854.25.7
85 and over65.61.466.71.459.35.1DSUDSUDSUDSU70.57.7
GenderMale60.71.060.91.162.33.344.08.361.66.057.85.6
Female64.40.865.20.961.52.357.38.754.34.963.43.8
IncomebNegative/poor55.91.555.11.860.33.7DSUDSU49.15.863.75.7
Near poor/low60.81.261.41.460.42.750.88.855.97.855.85.1
Middle63.71.063.81.162.84.5DSUDSU65.49.564.05.5
High67.11.267.61.368.07.1DSUDSUDSUDSU58.610.9
Health insuranceMedicare and Medicaid56.11.755.72.158.83.5DSUDSU52.35.461.85.3
Medicare HMO66.21.366.31.368.65.9DSUDSUDSUDSU62.09.2
Medicare and private65.10.865.20.965.23.159.57.567.75.962.45.2
Medicare fee for service only47.32.647.22.651.85.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationMSA64.10.764.70.863.02.251.810.056.54.262.63.5
Non-MSA58.41.858.91.854.22.950.69.0DSUDSU54.07.4
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good63.10.763.50.862.22.352.67.058.85.060.83.6
Fair/poor61.71.562.51.661.03.6DSUDSU52.58.261.56.7
Functional limitationsNo limitation62.30.862.50.963.42.753.19.161.45.261.64.6
IADLs only65.51.466.41.564.04.4DSUDSUDSUDSU67.69.2
1–2 ADLs64.41.265.71.459.34.5DSUDSU51.19.157.66.2
Three or more ADLs58.02.158.92.353.95.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least 1 ADL/IADL63.50.964.61.059.72.647.89.849.66.260.34.1

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. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/18_populations/T22_1_2-1a.html