Table 22_1_3-1c

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_3.1c
Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over with delayed care due to cost,a by income,b United States, 2006
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 5.80.38.80.97.60.55.40.42.00.4
Age65–747.80.413.51.710.90.97.50.72.40.5
75–844.20.35.90.95.90.63.30.5DSUDSU
85 and over2.90.43.20.93.90.7DSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale5.60.411.71.87.40.85.20.62.50.5
Female6.10.37.70.97.80.75.50.51.30.3
RaceWhite5.50.39.21.27.50.55.00.41.90.4
Black7.40.86.21.28.61.58.31.9DSUDSU
AI/ANDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
API8.32.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races/other9.21.711.92.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, White5.40.310.01.47.50.65.00.41.80.3
Non-Hispanic, Black7.50.96.21.38.91.58.51.9DSUDSU
Non-Hispanic, other7.81.310.72.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Hispanics, all races7.31.26.81.47.02.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceMedicare and Medicaid8.90.88.61.19.11.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare HMO4.70.5DSUDSU5.10.95.20.8DSUDSU
Medicare and private4.20.34.11.25.60.64.60.52.30.4
Medicare fee-for-service only12.81.316.33.017.72.110.02.1DSUDSU
Residence locationMSA5.20.38.10.96.60.55.00.42.10.4
Non-MSA7.90.810.52.110.91.46.61.1DSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good4.70.37.40.95.80.54.60.42.00.4
Fair/poor10.10.711.01.612.81.49.11.2DSUDSU
Functional limitationsNo limitation3.90.36.51.05.00.54.20.5DSUDSU
IADL only8.50.810.22.410.91.57.11.3DSUDSU
1–2 ADLs8.10.710.81.89.61.27.11.0DSUDSU
More than 3 ADLs10.01.010.41.812.21.89.42.2DSUDSU
At least 1 ADL/IADL8.60.510.51.210.50.97.60.83.90.7

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: 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_3-1c: 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_3-1c.html