Table 17_1_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 17_1_3.1
People who had a dental visit, United States, 2002-2007
  200720062005200420032002
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 43.60.543.10.543.30.643.60.644.00.643.50.5
Age0-1746.60.946.70.945.51.046.51.046.10.844.30.8
18-4437.80.737.40.738.10.838.70.739.90.739.70.7
45-6448.40.847.70.848.10.848.60.849.50.949.40.8
65 and over44.61.143.51.144.71.343.01.242.01.342.31.1
GenderMale39.90.639.90.640.00.740.10.640.30.639.90.5
Female47.20.646.20.646.50.647.00.747.60.746.90.6
RaceWhite, single race46.00.645.60.645.70.745.90.646.70.746.40.6
Black, single race30.91.130.61.030.51.130.51.029.01.028.20.8
Asian, single race39.42.137.92.141.02.242.72.238.12.138.12.2
NHOPI, single race50.16.364.14.841.04.938.35.744.07.749.18.6
AI/AN, single race29.34.326.54.232.64.432.04.035.83.531.24.6
Multiple races38.72.735.92.536.62.641.83.043.63.034.32.5
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races46.30.646.10.646.00.646.10.646.80.646.20.5
  Non-Hispanic, White49.80.749.70.649.50.749.40.750.70.750.30.6
  Non-Hispanic, Black30.81.130.81.030.41.130.21.028.91.128.10.8
Hispanic, all races28.91.026.50.827.81.028.91.027.20.926.40.8
Family incomeaNegative/poor27.60.926.11.027.10.926.50.826.20.825.91.0
Near poor/low30.10.828.81.029.70.929.90.930.10.829.50.8
Middle41.20.840.80.841.50.941.90.842.40.941.10.7
High57.00.857.40.856.90.857.90.858.30.958.10.7
EducationbLess than high school24.60.923.20.825.40.923.80.824.30.725.10.7
High school graduate35.90.836.20.937.00.937.20.939.50.840.00.8
At least some college53.60.752.90.753.60.754.40.754.70.854.50.6
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed43.50.642.50.643.50.744.30.744.80.745.00.6
Not employed37.41.138.11.036.91.036.51.039.21.137.51.0
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private51.20.650.90.650.90.751.30.751.80.750.90.6
Public only32.20.932.11.130.70.931.00.931.51.029.00.9
Uninsured19.61.116.10.917.30.818.40.918.71.019.10.8
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only38.01.838.32.036.62.034.41.836.41.934.91.7
Medicare and private54.41.552.11.553.31.751.21.548.91.550.31.3
Medicare and other public22.72.316.61.824.22.825.03.121.82.318.81.8
Location of residencecMetropolitan44.00.643.80.644.40.744.70.644.80.744.20.6
  Large central metro40.00.839.50.939.81.040.31.039.60.939.40.7
  Large fringe metro47.91.047.91.048.11.147.41.048.51.247.91.1
  Medium metro44.21.445.31.545.81.546.91.647.41.547.31.3
  Small metro46.41.843.22.146.41.747.12.046.32.243.31.9
Nonmetropolitan41.51.439.71.137.71.438.41.440.11.439.91.3
  Micropolitan42.81.640.61.539.01.638.11.941.11.841.81.8
  Noncore39.22.738.02.435.32.439.02.538.32.636.22.1
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish46.50.646.20.646.10.646.40.647.10.646.20.5
Other27.11.224.81.027.01.126.81.125.51.126.61.1
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good45.00.644.40.544.80.645.00.645.50.645.20.5
Fair/poor31.91.132.91.031.41.033.01.032.51.130.00.9
Activity limitationscBasic activities38.41.238.41.036.91.137.11.139.11.136.51.1
Complex activities34.41.434.51.332.71.233.41.235.71.333.31.2
Neither basic nor complex activities43.90.643.30.644.30.744.30.644.90.745.00.6

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.

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 17_1_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/nhqrdr10/17_utilization/T17_1_3-1.html