Table 16_3_6-3

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 16_3_6.3
People unable to get or delayed in getting needed dental care due to financial or insurance reasons, 2002-2007
  200720062005200420032002
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 77.41.575.61.475.71.473.01.672.31.773.21.3
Age0-1773.44.472.34.171.23.868.03.968.63.866.43.6
18-4482.31.977.21.979.11.876.12.073.32.178.61.6
45-6478.32.379.12.074.42.472.92.473.62.569.52.2
65 and over53.85.457.35.266.84.661.24.969.94.662.94.1
GenderMale77.42.075.81.776.12.071.92.371.22.273.71.8
Female77.51.875.51.775.41.773.91.773.21.972.91.6
RaceWhite, single race78.21.775.81.675.61.675.51.772.72.073.81.4
Black, single race74.53.174.03.075.52.762.24.172.13.571.43.6
Asian, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races76.61.774.51.673.91.671.61.771.31.872.31.5
  Non-Hispanic, White77.22.074.41.973.51.973.91.970.92.273.01.6
  Non-Hispanic, Black74.53.273.93.175.32.863.04.272.93.670.73.7
Hispanic, all races82.42.783.13.185.82.681.62.579.23.579.13.1
Family incomeaNegative/poor82.62.584.62.483.42.081.42.581.62.582.92.1
Near poor/low79.62.684.42.086.52.079.22.682.22.385.51.9
Middle81.82.375.62.375.42.977.92.173.82.875.12.8
High63.74.359.03.555.53.745.34.148.74.348.53.0
EducationbLess than high school82.42.584.92.483.52.282.12.281.82.681.92.1
High school graduate83.92.179.22.379.02.176.82.476.22.575.32.1
At least some college70.92.468.92.570.62.465.52.765.52.769.42.0
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed79.41.877.11.876.51.773.31.970.52.074.21.6
Not employed84.02.480.52.380.22.379.62.682.32.579.42.4
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private72.62.468.82.265.92.464.02.461.22.565.52.1
Public only75.43.177.13.179.12.774.93.175.42.879.42.5
Uninsured92.31.793.31.593.91.291.62.093.61.389.11.8
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and privateDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan77.31.675.91.677.11.473.31.872.51.973.71.4
  Large central metro73.92.977.52.477.82.074.02.875.42.675.02.1
  Large fringe metro76.13.475.53.171.93.170.73.663.83.771.23.4
  Medium metro80.52.973.73.778.52.973.33.574.23.473.82.7
  Small metro82.75.076.34.685.73.277.53.879.83.374.04.0
Nonmetropolitan78.53.874.63.069.24.271.43.871.24.070.53.4
  Micropolitan77.04.776.43.471.54.971.64.169.95.273.24.2
  NoncoreDSUDSU70.75.066.07.271.16.273.64.964.95.2
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish77.11.775.31.574.31.572.21.771.61.872.21.4
Other80.13.479.04.586.23.379.44.778.63.182.03.1
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good76.71.874.41.773.51.671.21.770.51.972.11.5
Fair/poor79.92.680.21.983.41.979.62.780.02.877.52.6
Activity limitationscBasic activities80.42.675.72.682.12.180.62.380.02.772.82.7
Complex activities81.12.777.52.984.02.378.93.079.23.374.03.2
Neither basic nor complex activities77.51.876.01.874.71.771.11.970.81.974.61.5

a Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, 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.

b Less than high school refers to fewer than 12 years of education; high school graduate, 12 years of education; and at least some college, more than 12 years of education.

c For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.

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

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 16_3_6-3: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/16_facilitators_barriers/T16_3_6-3.html