Table 17_1_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 17_1_3.2a
People who had a dental visit in the calendar year, by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 43.60.546.00.630.91.139.42.150.16.329.34.338.72.7
Age0-1746.60.948.71.037.41.944.54.0DSUDSUDSUDSU43.64.1
18-4437.80.739.60.828.21.536.82.8DSUDSUDSUDSU37.24.5
45-6448.40.851.90.830.11.736.43.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over44.61.146.91.222.82.047.55.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale39.90.642.10.727.81.335.12.6DSUDSU30.66.033.53.3
Female47.20.649.90.733.51.343.22.3DSUDSU28.24.943.23.6
Family incomeaNegative/poor27.60.927.91.224.61.733.45.5DSUDSUDSUDSU34.25.0
Near poor/low30.10.831.71.022.61.730.45.1DSUDSUDSUDSU28.05.2
Middle41.20.842.91.031.02.039.43.5DSUDSUDSUDSU40.15.6
High57.00.859.10.946.62.943.23.0DSUDSUDSUDSU45.95.2
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school24.60.925.71.117.31.430.64.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate35.90.838.40.823.11.633.93.7DSUDSUDSUDSU31.95.7
At least some college53.60.756.30.839.61.940.32.5DSUDSUDSUDSU41.55.6
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed43.50.645.60.732.01.537.92.5DSUDSU27.15.239.74.4
Not employed37.41.141.61.319.71.732.74.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private51.20.653.70.738.01.743.42.3DSUDSU29.36.344.74.0
Public only32.20.933.41.128.91.729.85.4DSUDSUDSUDSU34.24.1
Uninsured19.61.120.91.313.61.513.33.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only38.01.840.22.019.53.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private54.41.555.61.633.04.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public22.72.325.03.112.12.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan44.00.646.60.731.71.139.72.1DSUDSU26.24.138.23.0
  Large central metro40.00.842.31.031.71.636.52.3DSUDSUDSUDSU40.45.8
  Large fringe metro47.91.050.11.235.72.343.84.6DSUDSUDSUDSU42.36.1
  Medium metro44.21.447.01.528.12.540.86.1DSUDSUDSUDSU29.95.6
  Small metro46.41.848.72.027.43.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan41.51.443.31.524.52.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan42.81.644.61.725.23.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore39.22.740.92.823.24.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish46.50.649.40.631.71.143.82.8DSUDSU32.04.940.62.8
Other27.11.226.11.317.44.735.22.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good45.00.647.60.632.01.139.72.2DSUDSU28.14.539.72.8
Fair/poor31.91.133.21.323.01.934.54.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities38.41.240.81.322.42.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities34.41.436.61.620.92.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities43.90.646.60.729.71.338.32.2DSUDSU24.25.234.24.0
U.S. bornYes46.00.648.60.631.51.144.63.0DSUDSU32.24.739.22.9
No31.41.129.91.328.23.137.42.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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.

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 17_1_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/nhqrdr10/17_utilization/T17_1_3-2a.html