Table 17_1_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 17_1_3.2c
People who had a dental visit in the calendar year, by family income,a United States, 2007
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 43.60.527.60.930.10.841.20.857.00.8
Age0-1746.60.934.41.635.11.749.01.559.81.8
18-4437.80.721.11.325.01.336.11.151.11.3
45-6448.40.826.51.830.21.841.21.560.31.1
65 and over44.61.127.92.932.01.942.02.060.81.7
GenderMale39.90.625.41.226.21.135.90.952.91.0
Female47.20.629.21.233.51.146.51.161.31.0
RaceWhite, single race46.00.627.91.231.71.042.91.059.10.9
Black, single race30.91.124.61.722.61.731.02.046.62.9
Asian, single race39.42.133.45.530.45.139.43.543.23.0
NHOPI, single race50.16.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race29.34.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races38.72.734.25.028.05.240.15.645.95.2
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races46.30.628.21.132.31.043.60.958.10.9
  Non-Hispanic, White49.80.729.61.535.61.246.31.160.40.9
  Non-Hispanic, Black30.81.124.21.722.51.730.92.046.82.9
Hispanic, all races28.91.025.81.723.11.428.11.743.42.7
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school24.60.919.21.317.71.225.51.742.82.6
High school graduate35.90.822.71.726.41.535.21.347.41.4
At least some college53.60.732.52.341.91.946.81.261.01.0
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed43.50.622.41.527.21.437.21.055.60.9
Not employed37.41.123.51.525.61.941.31.956.72.0
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private51.20.635.62.637.61.645.91.158.50.9
Public only32.20.930.51.232.21.636.62.233.65.5
Uninsured19.61.114.91.613.71.320.21.834.73.3
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only38.01.825.85.029.12.737.83.154.63.7
Medicare and private54.41.543.35.839.93.348.92.864.82.0
Medicare and other public22.72.318.23.822.03.521.75.4DSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan44.00.627.81.029.91.041.30.956.90.9
  Large central metro40.00.828.51.728.61.437.01.553.01.6
  Large fringe metro47.91.027.12.129.42.243.11.758.71.3
  Medium metro44.21.427.82.529.82.144.02.057.72.1
  Small metro46.41.826.52.435.42.744.02.661.93.0
Nonmetropolitan41.51.426.72.230.92.040.82.158.02.1
  Micropolitan42.81.625.22.730.32.344.22.659.22.4
  Noncore39.22.729.53.432.23.435.33.455.44.4
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish46.50.629.01.132.81.043.60.958.50.8
Other27.11.225.11.922.61.626.82.138.23.2
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good45.00.628.51.131.31.042.20.957.70.9
Fair/poor31.91.123.91.823.41.931.81.848.72.4
Activity limitationscBasic activities38.41.225.22.230.72.338.52.053.22.2
Complex activities34.41.425.92.329.52.834.02.451.43.4
Neither basic nor complex activities43.90.624.21.228.31.138.91.057.00.9
U.S. bornYes46.00.629.31.032.81.043.40.958.50.8
No31.41.121.92.220.41.729.01.947.62.2

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: 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_3-2c: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/17_utilization/T17_1_3-2c.html