Table 16_3_6-7b

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_6.7b
People unable to get or delayed in getting needed dental care due to financial or insurance reasons, by ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 77.41.576.61.777.22.074.53.282.42.7
Age0-1773.44.472.45.276.05.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
18-4482.31.981.42.283.62.574.25.386.43.0
45-6478.32.377.52.576.03.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over53.85.454.85.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale77.42.076.72.477.32.774.04.980.53.6
Female77.51.876.42.177.22.574.84.684.53.1
Family incomeaNegative/poor82.62.581.62.983.33.676.15.188.23.4
Near poor/low79.62.680.73.082.43.473.77.175.25.1
Middle81.82.380.32.781.52.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
High63.74.363.04.762.35.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school82.42.582.03.185.03.7DSUDSU83.73.9
High school graduate83.92.183.42.382.42.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college70.92.470.32.670.72.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed79.41.878.42.079.12.378.74.385.33.1
Not employed84.02.483.32.783.33.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private72.62.471.82.672.53.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only75.43.175.03.677.74.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured92.31.792.82.192.62.4DSUDSU90.42.9
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and privateDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan77.31.675.91.976.42.374.23.383.72.7
  Large central metro73.92.971.63.672.24.969.94.981.04.0
  Large fringe metro76.13.473.73.774.64.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro80.52.980.63.280.63.7DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro82.75.081.75.579.26.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan78.53.879.73.980.74.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan77.04.777.74.879.95.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish77.11.776.71.877.02.174.83.283.04.2
Other80.13.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU82.03.6
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good76.71.875.72.176.02.476.43.782.53.1
Fair/poor79.92.679.52.781.63.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities80.42.679.72.880.73.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities81.12.780.42.883.13.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities77.51.876.52.276.02.581.43.982.33.0
U.S. bornYes77.41.676.91.777.52.073.73.383.23.6
No78.03.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU81.93.5

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: 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_6-7b: 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_6-7b.html