Table 16_3_6-7d

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_6.7d
People unable to get or delayed in getting needed dental care due to financial or insurance reasons, by education,a United States, 2007
  TotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 78.01.682.42.583.92.170.92.4
Age18-4482.21.983.73.392.32.173.43.3
45-6478.32.386.93.782.63.071.83.7
65 and over53.45.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale78.02.182.53.685.02.868.83.7
Female78.01.982.33.583.02.872.42.9
RaceWhite, single race78.41.884.52.983.32.571.42.7
Black, single race77.43.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Asian, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races77.11.782.03.183.42.370.32.6
  Non-Hispanic, White77.42.185.03.782.42.870.72.9
  Non-Hispanic, Black77.63.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Hispanic, all races83.32.983.73.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomebNegative/poor85.02.379.64.291.12.8DSUDSU
Near poor/low80.12.783.73.984.13.572.55.6
Middle83.12.2DSUDSU86.13.177.63.7
High61.64.2DSUDSUDSUDSU56.74.8
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed79.31.886.83.188.62.070.32.8
Not employed84.02.481.24.386.93.583.14.5
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private71.92.4DSUDSU83.23.363.93.3
Public only80.93.179.24.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured92.31.689.13.395.41.791.23.2
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and privateDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan77.61.781.62.784.22.370.72.6
  Large central metro75.32.971.15.679.84.474.74.0
  Large fringe metro75.23.5DSUDSUDSUDSU63.75.6
  Medium metro79.13.3DSUDSUDSUDSU69.05.5
  Small metro86.74.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan80.13.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan79.04.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish77.71.782.92.984.32.270.22.6
Other80.53.380.64.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good77.41.981.53.584.02.570.82.9
Fair/poor79.62.784.03.383.63.871.45.2
Activity limitationscBasic activities80.42.684.04.2DSUDSU77.54.8
Complex activities81.12.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities77.41.983.23.184.12.469.73.0
U.S. bornYes78.11.781.93.084.62.271.02.6
No77.63.384.04.1DSUDSUDSUDSU

a Persons age 18 and over. 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.

b 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.

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_6-7d: 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_6-7d.html