Table 17_1_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 17_1_3.2b
People who had a dental visit in the calendar year, by ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 43.60.546.30.649.80.730.81.128.91.0
Age0-1746.60.949.21.052.81.237.21.937.11.5
18-4437.80.741.20.844.51.028.01.522.71.3
45-6448.40.850.50.954.60.930.21.730.11.9
65 and over44.61.146.11.248.91.323.02.124.33.1
GenderMale39.90.642.60.745.90.827.91.325.61.2
Female47.20.649.70.753.60.833.31.332.41.2
Family incomeaNegative/poor27.60.928.21.129.61.524.21.725.81.7
Near poor/low30.10.832.31.035.61.222.51.723.11.4
Middle41.20.843.60.946.31.130.92.028.11.7
High57.00.858.10.960.40.946.82.943.42.7
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school24.60.927.61.130.61.417.11.417.91.3
High school graduate35.90.837.80.841.10.922.81.621.61.7
At least some college53.60.754.90.758.10.839.61.838.12.1
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed43.50.646.60.749.90.831.91.524.61.3
Not employed37.41.140.01.246.21.419.41.825.11.9
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private51.20.652.80.755.70.738.01.737.71.7
Public only32.20.931.81.133.71.528.61.733.41.5
Uninsured19.61.122.91.326.11.713.21.412.81.3
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only38.01.838.91.941.42.119.53.426.16.1
Medicare and private54.41.554.81.656.11.633.24.1DSUDSU
Medicare and other public22.72.324.72.828.84.012.63.015.63.4
Location of residencecMetropolitan44.00.647.00.751.10.831.61.129.41.1
  Large central metro40.00.844.21.050.21.331.41.528.31.3
  Large fringe metro47.91.050.21.153.21.235.72.330.02.8
  Medium metro44.21.446.41.550.01.528.02.529.02.7
  Small metro46.41.847.22.049.92.127.63.538.63.5
Nonmetropolitan41.51.442.91.445.01.524.62.422.83.0
  Micropolitan42.81.644.21.646.41.725.33.721.73.7
  Noncore39.22.740.32.842.32.923.24.024.74.4
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish46.50.647.20.650.50.731.51.137.31.7
Other27.11.235.82.541.64.617.75.123.41.1
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good45.00.647.80.651.60.731.91.129.41.1
Fair/poor31.91.133.31.235.21.522.82.024.82.1
Activity limitationscBasic activities38.41.239.61.242.61.422.22.324.33.2
Complex activities34.41.435.11.537.81.720.42.627.74.0
Neither basic nor complex activities43.90.647.10.751.00.729.61.325.01.2
U.S. bornYes46.00.647.20.650.40.731.31.135.41.4
No31.41.141.61.850.23.028.93.321.21.2

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.

 

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