Table 10_1_1-2a

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_1.2a
Female Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over who reported ever being screened for osteoporosis with a bone mass or bone density test,a by race, 2008
  TotalWhiteBlackAI/ANAPIMultiple races/other
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 71.10.974.60.947.42.549.88.660.94.355.04.9
85 and over61.41.963.
Near poor/low64.
Health insuranceMedicare and Medicaid52.61.960.
Medicare HMO73.61.375.31.359.04.2DSUDSUDSUDSU59.77.6
Medicare and private77.
Medicare fee-for-service only55.82.759.
Location of patient residenceMSA72.90.876.70.849.82.8DSUDSU61.74.353.85.3
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good72.
Functional limitationsNo limitation73.
IADL only73.01.875.61.955.75.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
1-2 ADLs68.41.571.01.550.84.6DSUDSUDSUDSU58.07.8
More than 3 ADLs62.
At least 1 ADL/IADL68.

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

b Family (husband and wife) income. 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.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 10_1_1-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.