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
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 62.80.763.10.763.60.861.
85 and over65.61.466.11.467.21.459.05.358.65.3
Near poor/low60.
Health insuranceMedicare and Medicaid56.11.757.01.956.
Medicare HMO66.21.366.51.466.41.468.
Medicare and private65.10.865.10.965.20.964.
Medicare fee for service only47.32.647.02.746.82.652.
Residence locationMSA64.10.764.60.765.10.863.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good63.10.763.40.763.80.862.22.458.82.3
Functional limitationsNo limitation62.30.862.90.962.
IADLs only65.51.465.11.566.11.562.64.472.23.5
1–2 ADLs64.
Three or more ADLs58.
At least 1 ADL/IADL63.50.963.40.964.

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.

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.