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.
85 and over65.61.451.43.864.71.970.42.473.63.6
Multiple races/other61.03.363.75.755.
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, White63.60.855.
Non-Hispanic, Black61.
Non-Hispanic, other57.22.852.14.657.45.662.75.755.36.5
Hispanic, all races59.
Health insuranceMedicare and Medicaid56.11.753.22.359.
Medicare HMO66.21.362.05.965.82.764.
Medicare and private65.10.859.
Medicare fee for service only47.32.654.25.646.23.345.04.442.77.4
Residence locationMSA64.10.757.21.861.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good63.10.756.21.860.91.363.
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.
Three or more ADLs58.
At least 1 ADL/IADL63.50.958.

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.