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
  2008200620022000
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 71.10.964.11.055.21.133.61.0
Age65-7473.71.267.11.357.51.436.61.3
75-8471.51.164.41.356.11.434.61.3
85 and over61.41.953.41.639.72.619.31.4
IncomebNegative/poor52.62.346.41.635.52.517.51.4
Near poor/low64.01.256.81.348.41.726.01.4
Middle76.81.372.31.262.61.739.71.4
High86.71.480.42.073.72.053.51.9
RaceWhite74.60.967.11.059.81.136.01.0
Black47.42.538.32.424.32.815.91.8
AI/AN49.88.646.45.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
API60.94.360.14.939.95.425.25.2
Multiple races/other55.04.960.74.035.15.620.73.7
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, All races71.81.064.81.056.61.134.41.0
Non-Hispanic, White75.01.067.81.061.01.236.71.1
Non-Hispanic, Black46.72.538.42.423.22.816.21.9
Hispanics, all races62.92.555.32.539.93.022.02.6
Health insuranceMedicare and Medicaid52.61.942.71.831.82.414.81.3
Medicare HMO73.61.365.01.754.32.531.71.5
Medicare and private77.31.071.11.062.01.240.01.2
Medicare fee-for-service only55.82.752.82.232.43.916.32.4
Location of patient residenceMSA72.90.865.61.056.61.234.31.1
Non-MSA64.93.059.02.450.72.331.22.1
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good72.31.066.21.157.21.235.51.1
Fair/poor66.61.556.31.547.02.227.21.3
Functional limitationsNo limitations73.01.266.91.258.41.435.61.3
IADL only73.01.863.91.652.62.434.71.8
At least 1 IADL and 1-2 ADLsDNCDNC60.41.752.52.131.11.8
At least 1 IADL and 3-6 ADLsDNCDNC56.62.244.63.025.21.8
More than 3 ADLs62.32.2DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC
At least 1 ADL/IADL68.71.160.81.151.11.431.21.0

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 February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 10_1_1-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/10_functional_status/T10_1_1-1.html