Table 6_4_2-2a

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 6_4_2.2a
Children ages 2-17 who had a dental visit in the calendar year,a by race, United States, 2007
  TotalSingle raceMultiple races
  WhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/AN
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 52.20.954.41.141.72.049.84.3DSUDSUDSUDSU50.04.2
Age2-534.51.535.21.832.83.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
6-1757.91.060.81.244.22.254.84.9DSUDSUDSUDSU60.75.1
GenderMale50.61.252.61.440.12.546.35.8DSUDSUDSUDSU52.55.2
Female53.71.156.31.443.42.652.55.7DSUDSUDSUDSU47.85.6
Family incomebNegative/poor39.21.837.62.339.33.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low39.61.842.52.230.73.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle53.91.556.01.744.64.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High66.81.867.61.963.96.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private59.71.261.91.347.53.154.34.8DSUDSUDSUDSU54.86.2
Public only41.81.543.01.837.62.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU42.95.5
Uninsured33.53.234.13.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan52.11.054.51.242.32.250.44.4DSUDSUDSUDSU47.74.5
  Large central metro49.31.550.61.843.43.252.45.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro55.32.057.82.244.44.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro50.92.454.02.740.35.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro54.92.856.73.135.06.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan52.52.154.22.437.44.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan51.62.754.13.230.26.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore54.13.854.34.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish54.91.058.01.242.32.154.66.3DSUDSUDSUDSU51.64.2
Other37.71.937.31.9DSUDSU44.75.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good52.20.954.51.141.62.150.54.3DSUDSUDSUDSU49.44.3
Fair/poor48.95.252.16.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Children with special health care needscYes61.81.663.81.953.23.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No50.61.053.11.239.72.348.74.6DSUDSUDSUDSU50.55.4
U.S. bornYes52.80.955.21.142.12.148.74.8DSUDSUDSUDSU49.64.1
No40.33.537.74.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a Dental visit is based on event data.

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 February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 6_4_2-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/6_maternalchildhealth/T6_4_2-2a.html