Table 16_4_3-2a

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_3.2a
People unable to get or delayed in getting needed dental care, by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 5.50.25.60.35.70.43.20.7DSUDSUDSUDSU5.50.9
Age0-172.90.33.20.41.80.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
18-446.80.36.80.47.20.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU10.12.3
45-646.90.46.90.48.10.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over3.70.43.50.46.21.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale5.00.25.10.35.10.62.80.8DSUDSUDSUDSU6.01.4
Female5.90.36.00.36.10.63.61.1DSUDSUDSUDSU5.01.2
Family incomeaNegative/poor9.10.79.50.88.31.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU10.22.9
Near poor/low8.00.58.50.77.20.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle5.60.45.90.43.60.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High3.10.33.10.33.90.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school8.20.68.10.79.01.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate6.90.47.10.55.70.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU11.63.1
At least some college5.30.35.20.37.91.03.00.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed6.20.36.30.36.90.73.20.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Not employed9.10.69.20.79.31.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private4.00.24.00.34.10.53.20.9DSUDSUDSUDSU4.61.2
Public only6.80.57.30.75.70.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured12.50.913.21.011.31.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only3.80.73.20.79.32.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private3.60.63.70.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public4.10.93.71.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan5.60.25.70.35.70.43.20.7DSUDSUDSUDSU5.81.1
  Large central metro5.50.35.60.46.30.72.90.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro5.10.45.00.54.70.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro6.20.66.40.76.11.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro5.90.66.00.74.81.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan5.00.55.10.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan5.30.75.40.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore4.40.74.50.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish5.50.25.60.35.70.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU5.71.0
Other5.10.65.50.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good4.70.24.80.34.70.42.70.6DSUDSUDSUDSU4.90.9
Fair/poor12.20.712.30.812.41.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities11.00.710.60.813.01.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities15.01.114.71.214.82.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities5.50.25.50.36.00.63.00.7DSUDSUDSUDSU5.41.4
U.S. bornYes5.40.25.40.35.70.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU5.21.0
No5.90.56.70.75.01.33.50.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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_3-2a: 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_3-2a.html