Table 22_1_2-1c

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_2.1c
Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over who had an eye examination in the last 12 months, by income,a United States, 2005
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 62.80.755.91.560.81.263.71.067.11.2
Age65–7459.30.957.12.454.92.059.91.663.01.4
75–8466.90.856.22.665.51.567.41.473.81.7
85 and over65.61.451.43.864.71.970.42.473.63.6
GenderMale60.71.053.53.156.32.061.41.464.91.6
Female64.40.856.91.863.21.365.71.369.91.5
RaceWhite63.30.755.11.861.41.463.81.167.61.3
Black61.81.960.33.760.42.762.84.568.07.1
AI/AN51.27.0DSUDSU50.88.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
API57.03.949.15.855.97.865.49.5DSUDSU
Multiple races/other61.03.363.75.755.85.164.05.558.610.9
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, White63.60.855.12.061.61.463.71.267.71.3
Non-Hispanic, Black61.82.060.93.860.02.762.64.668.87.2
Non-Hispanic, other57.22.852.14.657.45.662.75.755.36.5
Hispanic, all races59.52.155.43.656.43.567.64.466.28.0
Health insuranceMedicare and Medicaid56.11.753.22.359.62.253.77.2DSUDSU
Medicare HMO66.21.362.05.965.82.764.72.070.82.6
Medicare and private65.10.859.83.163.11.765.11.167.31.3
Medicare fee for service only47.32.654.25.646.23.345.04.442.77.4
Residence locationMSA64.10.757.21.861.91.265.11.167.91.4
Non-MSA58.41.851.32.757.32.959.32.462.82.8
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good63.10.756.21.860.91.363.41.167.01.4
Fair/poor61.71.555.32.960.62.265.62.067.93.2
Functional limitationsNo limitation62.30.852.62.560.61.562.41.366.21.5
IADLs only65.51.466.53.463.02.367.72.766.53.2
1–2 ADLs64.41.254.83.062.82.165.61.874.52.7
Three or more ADLs58.02.155.34.553.72.864.93.858.66.1
At least 1 ADL/IADL63.50.958.62.161.01.566.21.469.42.0

a Estimates are for full-year community residents age 65 and over. 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_2-1c: 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_2-1c.html