Table 16_4_3-2b

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_3.2b
People unable to get or delayed in getting needed dental care, by ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 5.50.25.50.25.60.35.60.45.40.5
Age0-172.90.33.00.43.40.51.70.42.80.5
18-446.80.36.80.46.80.57.20.86.80.8
45-646.90.46.80.46.80.58.00.97.20.9
65 and over3.70.43.60.43.30.56.21.35.01.4
GenderMale5.00.24.90.35.00.35.10.65.40.6
Female5.90.36.00.36.10.46.10.65.40.6
Family incomeaNegative/poor9.10.710.50.812.01.18.31.15.10.9
Near poor/low8.00.58.50.69.40.97.10.96.40.8
Middle5.60.45.50.46.00.53.60.65.60.9
High3.10.33.10.33.00.34.00.93.50.8
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school8.20.69.00.79.00.99.01.16.70.8
High school graduate6.90.46.80.46.90.55.70.77.91.3
At least some college5.30.35.20.35.20.37.91.05.91.0
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed6.20.36.20.36.20.47.00.76.70.7
Not employed9.10.69.40.79.60.89.31.37.61.2
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private4.00.24.00.34.00.34.00.53.60.6
Public only6.80.57.80.79.51.15.70.94.20.7
Uninsured12.50.914.21.115.81.411.31.59.01.2
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only3.80.73.70.73.00.79.32.5DSUDSU
Medicare and private3.60.63.60.63.60.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public4.10.93.70.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan5.60.25.60.35.70.35.70.45.60.5
  Large central metro5.50.35.60.45.80.66.30.75.20.6
  Large fringe metro5.10.44.90.44.80.54.70.96.11.6
  Medium metro6.20.66.20.66.40.76.11.05.91.3
  Small metro5.90.65.90.75.90.84.91.2DSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan5.00.55.10.65.20.6DSUDSU2.90.6
  Micropolitan5.30.75.40.85.60.8DSUDSU2.80.7
  Noncore4.40.74.50.84.60.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish5.50.25.60.35.60.35.70.45.00.7
Other5.10.63.90.9DSUDSUDSUDSU5.60.7
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good4.70.24.70.24.80.34.70.44.70.5
Fair/poor12.20.712.50.912.51.012.51.711.11.5
Activity limitationscBasic activities11.00.711.40.811.00.913.21.76.51.5
Complex activities15.01.115.71.115.51.315.02.36.92.0
Neither basic nor complex activities5.50.25.20.35.20.36.00.66.80.6
U.S. bornYes5.40.25.60.35.60.35.70.53.90.5
No5.90.54.60.65.21.14.81.47.20.8

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_4_3-2b: 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_3-2b.html