Table 22_1_3-1b

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_3.1b
Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over with delayed care due to cost,a by ethnicity, United States, 2006
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 5.80.35.70.35.40.37.50.97.31.2
Age65–747.80.47.70.47.30.510.61.58.51.6
75–844.20.34.00.43.90.44.31.16.31.4
85 and over2.90.42.90.43.00.41.30.4DSUDSU
GenderMale5.60.45.40.44.90.410.11.77.01.5
Female6.10.35.90.45.90.45.91.17.51.7
IncomebNegative/poor8.80.99.21.010.01.46.21.36.81.4
Near poor/low7.60.57.70.57.50.68.91.57.02.1
Middle5.40.45.20.45.00.48.51.9DSUDSU
High2.00.41.90.31.80.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceMedicare and Medicaid8.90.810.01.012.41.44.81.35.21.1
Medicare HMO4.70.54.80.54.50.68.31.6DSUDSU
Medicare and private4.20.34.10.33.90.36.61.76.92.0
Medicare fee-for-service only12.81.312.11.312.31.512.42.521.95.9
Residence locationMSA5.20.35.00.34.70.37.11.07.21.3
Non-MSA7.90.87.80.97.70.910.21.48.12.3
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good4.70.34.60.34.30.37.51.15.51.4
Fair/poor10.10.710.00.810.21.07.71.411.42.1
Functional limitationsNo limitation3.90.33.80.33.50.36.81.25.71.3
IADL only8.50.88.80.98.71.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
1–2 ADLs8.10.77.80.77.60.810.92.1DSUDSU
More than 3 ADLs10.01.09.81.210.41.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
At least 1 ADL/IADL8.60.58.50.58.50.68.41.29.32.0

a Estimates are for full year community residents age 65 or older.

b Negative/poor refers to incomes $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: 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_3-1b: 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_3-1b.html