Table 16_3_6-7a

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_6.7a
People unable to get or delayed in getting needed dental care due to financial or insurance reasons, by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 77.41.578.21.774.53.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Age0-1773.44.476.44.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
18-4482.31.984.32.073.65.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
45-6478.32.377.02.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over53.85.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale77.42.078.02.273.84.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female77.51.878.32.175.04.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomeaNegative/poor82.62.584.22.976.55.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low79.62.680.92.873.27.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle81.82.383.02.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High63.74.363.24.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school82.42.584.52.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate83.92.183.32.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college70.92.471.42.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed79.41.880.12.078.84.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Not employed84.02.484.52.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private72.62.473.42.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only75.43.177.63.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured92.31.792.01.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and privateDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan77.31.677.91.974.23.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro73.92.975.13.569.84.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro76.13.477.44.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro80.52.980.33.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro82.75.080.65.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan78.53.879.74.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan77.04.779.55.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish77.11.777.51.974.73.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Other80.13.482.83.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good76.71.877.22.076.43.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fair/poor79.92.681.73.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities80.42.681.53.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities81.12.783.93.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities77.51.877.42.181.03.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
U.S. bornYes77.41.678.01.973.63.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No78.03.279.43.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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_6-7a: 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_6-7a.html