Table 22_1_3-1a

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_3.1a
Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over with delayed care due to cost,a by race, United States, 2006
  TotalWhiteBlackAI/ANAPIMultiple races/other
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 5.80.35.50.37.40.8DSUDSU8.32.19.21.7
Age65–747.80.47.20.510.41.5DSUDSUDSUDSU10.42.2
75–844.20.34.00.44.11.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
85 and over2.90.43.00.41.30.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale5.60.45.00.49.71.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female6.10.35.90.45.91.0DSUDSUDSUDSU8.51.8
IncomebNegative/poor8.80.99.21.26.21.2DSUDSUDSUDSU11.92.7
Near poor/low7.60.57.50.58.61.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle5.40.45.00.48.31.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High2.00.41.90.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceMedicare and Medicaid8.90.810.21.04.51.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare HMO4.70.54.30.58.11.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private4.20.34.00.36.51.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare fee-for-service only12.81.312.61.512.42.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationMSA5.20.34.80.36.80.9DSUDSU8.82.28.41.7
Non-MSA7.90.87.70.910.71.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good4.70.34.30.37.41.1DSUDSUDSUDSU7.81.9
Fair/poor10.10.710.00.97.41.3DSUDSUDSUDSU13.13.8
Functional limitationsNo limitation3.90.33.50.36.71.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
IADL only8.50.88.30.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
1–2 ADLs8.10.77.70.810.62.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
More than 3 ADLs10.01.010.51.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least 1 ADL/IADL8.60.58.40.58.11.2DSUDSUDSUDSU11.12.4

a Estimates are for full-year community residents age 65 and over.

b Negative/poor refers to incomes of $10,000 or less; near poor/low, $10,001-$20,000; middle, $20,001-$40,000; and high, more than $40,000.

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_3-1a: 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_3-1a.html