Table 17_1_3-2d

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_3.2d
People who had a dental visit in the calendar year, by education,a United States, 2007
  TotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 42.70.624.60.935.90.853.60.7
65 and over45.
RaceWhite, single race45.30.625.
Black, single race28.
Asian, single race37.
Multiple races34.83.5DSUDSU31.95.741.55.6
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races45.50.627.
  Non-Hispanic, White49.20.730.61.441.10.958.10.8
  Non-Hispanic, Black28.
Hispanic, all races24.
Family incomebNegative/poor23.
Near poor/low28.30.917.
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed43.60.623.
Not employed37.
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private50.20.735.71.641.
Public only27.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only38.61.818.
Medicare and private54.61.536.93.545.
Medicare and other public22.92.413.62.327.16.0DSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan43.40.625.
  Large central metro38.80.921.
  Large fringe metro47.
  Medium metro44.21.428.52.536.41.654.81.5
  Small metro46.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish45.50.627.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good44.50.626.
Activity limitationscBasic activities38.
Complex activities34.51.421.51.931.32.348.92.6
Neither basic nor complex activities44.00.626.
U.S. bornYes45.40.627.

a Persons age 18 and over. 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.

b 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.

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 October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 17_1_3-2d: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.