Table 22_1_2-1b

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_2.1b
Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over who had an eye examination in the last 12 months,a by ethnicity, United States, 2005
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 62.80.763.10.763.60.861.82.059.52.1
Age65–7459.30.959.41.059.41.062.92.858.53.0
75–8466.90.867.30.868.00.960.73.161.63.4
85 and over65.61.466.11.467.21.459.05.358.65.3
GenderMale60.71.061.11.061.31.163.13.355.83.2
Female64.40.864.60.865.40.960.92.462.12.5
IncomebNegative/poor55.91.556.01.755.12.060.93.855.43.6
Near poor/low60.81.261.21.361.61.460.02.756.43.5
Middle63.71.063.51.163.71.262.64.667.64.4
High67.11.267.21.267.71.368.87.266.28.0
Health insuranceMedicare and Medicaid56.11.757.01.956.32.259.23.454.03.3
Medicare HMO66.21.366.51.466.41.468.76.062.24.7
Medicare and private65.10.865.10.965.20.964.43.266.43.6
Medicare fee for service only47.32.647.02.746.82.652.86.050.47.5
Residence locationMSA64.10.764.60.765.10.863.12.258.82.1
Non-MSA58.41.858.11.958.71.954.23.066.15.7
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good63.10.763.40.763.80.862.22.458.82.3
Fair/poor61.71.561.91.662.71.661.03.861.33.6
Functional limitationsNo limitation62.30.862.90.962.91.063.82.754.33.1
IADLs only65.51.465.11.566.11.562.64.472.23.5
1–2 ADLs64.41.264.31.365.31.459.54.667.94.1
Three or more ADLs58.02.158.32.359.82.553.95.857.04.8
At least 1 ADL/IADL63.50.963.40.964.61.059.22.766.52.2

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.

Key: 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_2-1b: 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_2-1b.html