Table 16_4_3-2c

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_3.2c
People unable to get or delayed in getting needed dental care, by family income,a United States, 2007
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 5.50.29.10.78.00.55.60.43.10.3
Age0-172.90.33.00.54.00.73.10.62.00.6
18-446.80.312.61.110.50.96.30.53.50.4
45-646.90.417.41.811.71.37.50.73.70.4
65 and over3.70.43.70.95.70.94.30.8DSUDSU
GenderMale5.00.28.10.87.70.65.10.42.90.3
Female5.90.39.80.88.30.76.00.53.30.4
RaceWhite, single race5.60.39.50.88.50.75.90.43.10.3
Black, single race5.70.48.31.17.20.93.60.63.90.9
Asian, single race3.20.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races5.50.910.22.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races5.50.210.50.88.50.65.50.43.10.3
  Non-Hispanic, White5.60.312.01.19.40.96.00.53.00.3
  Non-Hispanic, Black5.60.48.31.17.10.93.60.64.00.9
Hispanic, all races5.40.55.10.96.40.85.60.93.50.8
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school8.20.611.91.28.30.96.50.95.91.2
High school graduate6.90.412.31.510.31.16.40.73.50.5
At least some college5.30.314.51.710.21.06.40.63.00.3
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed6.20.313.31.311.10.86.60.53.70.3
Not employed9.10.615.01.310.41.27.71.23.10.8
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private4.00.27.81.36.90.84.90.42.60.3
Public only6.80.56.80.76.50.96.01.1DSUDSU
Uninsured12.50.917.12.013.41.49.61.210.62.8
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only3.80.7DSUDSU5.41.43.81.0DSUDSU
Medicare and private3.60.6DSUDSU6.01.75.21.2DSUDSU
Medicare and other public4.10.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan5.60.29.70.88.40.65.60.43.10.3
  Large central metro5.50.37.60.88.91.05.40.62.90.4
  Large fringe metro5.10.413.02.46.11.16.01.13.00.4
  Medium metro6.20.69.21.69.21.25.70.83.91.0
  Small metro5.90.612.31.69.21.75.01.0DSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan5.00.56.51.36.11.05.40.82.90.7
  Micropolitan5.30.77.11.86.71.35.81.2DSUDSU
  Noncore4.40.7DSUDSU4.91.44.61.3DSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish5.50.210.20.78.30.65.60.43.10.3
Other5.10.64.91.16.81.05.10.9DSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good4.70.27.00.77.30.64.90.42.80.3
Fair/poor12.20.718.81.612.11.311.51.27.31.6
Activity limitationscBasic activities11.00.719.32.111.41.411.21.35.41.1
Complex activities15.01.121.82.214.21.713.31.910.02.2
Neither basic nor complex activities5.50.210.61.08.90.75.60.43.10.3
U.S. bornYes5.40.29.50.78.00.65.60.43.00.3
No5.90.56.81.28.01.15.40.84.20.8

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: 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_3-2c: 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_3-2c.html