Table 10_1_1-1

2010 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 10_1_1.1
Female Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over who reported ever being screened for osteoporosis with a bone mass or bone density test,a United States, 2000, 2002, 2006, 2008
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 71.10.964.
85 and over61.41.953.41.639.72.619.31.4
Near poor/low64.
Multiple races/other55.04.960.
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, All races71.
Non-Hispanic, White75.
Non-Hispanic, Black46.72.538.42.423.22.816.21.9
Hispanics, all races62.92.555.32.539.
Health insuranceMedicare and Medicaid52.61.942.71.831.82.414.81.3
Medicare HMO73.61.365.01.754.32.531.71.5
Medicare and private77.
Medicare fee-for-service only55.82.752.
Location of patient residenceMSA72.90.865.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good72.
Functional limitationsNo limitations73.
IADL only73.01.863.91.652.62.434.71.8
At least 1 IADL and 1-2 ADLsDNCDNC60.41.752.
At least 1 IADL and 3-6 ADLsDNCDNC56.
At least 1 ADL/IADL68.

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

b Income for 2001 and 2003 data: Estimates are based on a revised definition of poverty that incorporates information on family income, size, and composition and is calculated as a percentage of the U.S. Census Bureau's poverty thresholds.� Negative or poor refers to family incomes below the Federal poverty line for a given household size and composition; near poor/low, over 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.�� Respondents with unknown poverty information were excluded. Income for 2006 and 2008 data: Family (husband and wife) income: negative/poor refers to incomes of $10,000 or less; near poor/low refers to income between $10,001 and $20,000; middle refers to income between $20,001 and $40,000; and high refers to income more than $40,000.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

DNC - Data system does not collect data for this population

Key: API: Asian or Pacific Islander; AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; 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.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 10_1_1-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.