Table 16_4_3-1

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_4_3.1
People unable to get or delayed in getting needed dental care, 2002-2007
  200720062005200420032002
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 5.50.26.30.26.40.35.90.26.10.35.50.2
Age0-172.90.33.60.33.80.43.00.34.00.33.20.2
18-446.80.38.00.48.50.48.10.47.90.47.10.3
45-646.90.47.60.47.20.46.50.46.70.46.40.3
65 and over3.70.43.80.43.90.43.90.43.40.33.10.3
GenderMale5.00.25.70.25.90.35.50.35.40.35.00.3
Female5.90.36.80.37.00.36.30.36.70.35.90.2
RaceWhite, single race5.60.36.20.36.40.35.70.36.00.35.50.2
Black, single race5.70.47.10.56.90.67.40.67.00.75.70.4
Asian, single race3.20.73.10.64.20.93.30.73.60.82.90.6
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSU9.62.612.53.16.92.0DSUDSU6.61.9
Multiple races5.50.99.21.68.51.59.81.410.41.76.51.3
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races5.50.26.40.36.40.35.90.36.10.35.50.2
  Non-Hispanic, White5.60.36.30.36.40.35.70.36.00.35.60.3
  Non-Hispanic, Black5.60.47.10.56.90.67.30.77.00.75.60.4
Hispanic, all races5.40.55.70.56.60.55.70.45.90.55.40.5
Family incomeaNegative/poor9.10.78.70.610.50.69.70.610.30.79.40.6
Near poor/low8.00.58.50.69.10.69.00.69.20.67.60.4
Middle5.60.47.40.56.80.56.10.45.70.45.30.3
High3.10.33.60.33.60.32.90.23.50.33.30.2
EducationbLess than high school8.20.69.20.610.00.69.30.58.40.57.50.4
High school graduate6.90.48.10.57.20.47.60.57.10.56.10.3
At least some college5.30.35.90.36.40.35.50.35.90.35.80.3
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed6.20.37.20.37.60.36.80.36.90.36.50.3
Not employed9.10.610.10.79.60.610.10.69.50.68.20.5
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private4.00.25.00.25.00.34.50.24.90.34.50.2
Public only6.80.58.20.78.20.58.60.68.60.67.30.5
Uninsured12.50.912.70.814.20.812.60.812.50.911.30.7
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only3.80.74.30.74.40.73.20.63.40.73.40.6
Medicare and private3.60.63.30.52.90.53.90.52.90.42.80.4
Medicare and other public4.10.95.80.98.51.45.81.35.91.24.01.0
Location of residencecMetropolitan5.60.26.20.36.30.36.00.36.30.35.60.2
  Large central metro5.50.36.10.36.40.46.30.45.90.46.10.3
  Large fringe metro5.10.46.40.55.70.55.30.45.50.54.80.3
  Medium metro6.20.66.10.67.20.66.20.67.50.66.00.6
  Small metro5.90.66.30.95.80.76.30.76.71.05.20.6
Nonmetropolitan5.00.56.50.57.10.75.50.55.10.54.90.5
  Micropolitan5.30.76.80.66.30.85.30.65.10.64.90.6
  Noncore4.40.76.00.88.51.55.90.65.11.14.70.7
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish5.50.26.50.36.50.36.00.36.10.35.50.2
Other5.10.64.90.56.30.55.20.45.60.55.10.5
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good4.70.25.50.25.60.25.20.25.40.34.90.2
Fair/poor12.20.713.40.713.50.711.80.711.70.710.50.6
Activity limitationscBasic activities11.00.711.30.611.90.812.30.710.20.710.10.7
Complex activities15.01.114.81.114.81.015.01.013.30.913.00.9
Neither basic nor complex activities5.50.26.40.36.40.35.90.36.00.35.50.2

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_4_3-1: 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_4_3-1.html