Table 6_4_2-2b

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 6_4_2.2b
Children ages 2-17 who had a dental visit in the calendar year,a by ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 52.20.954.81.058.61.341.62.042.11.6
Age2-534.51.535.71.736.72.233.13.530.62.5
6-1757.91.060.61.165.51.443.92.346.61.9
GenderMale50.61.253.21.456.51.740.22.541.12.1
Female53.71.156.51.360.81.643.02.643.22.0
Family incomebNegative/poor39.21.839.32.337.63.738.63.438.82.7
Near poor/low39.61.840.82.346.33.130.83.537.22.6
Middle53.91.555.91.758.72.044.34.144.73.4
High66.81.867.81.968.72.065.06.556.45.3
Health insuranceAny private59.71.261.21.363.81.447.93.148.13.1
Public only41.81.540.71.842.52.637.22.843.92.2
Uninsured33.53.241.34.645.15.7DSUDSU20.63.6
Location of residencecMetropolitan52.11.055.01.259.21.542.22.242.61.8
  Large central metro49.31.554.22.061.42.643.43.240.32.3
  Large fringe metro55.32.057.62.160.82.444.54.743.14.4
  Medium metro50.92.452.32.656.43.139.55.144.44.1
  Small metro54.92.854.93.256.83.635.46.954.74.5
Nonmetropolitan52.52.154.12.256.42.637.14.537.14.3
  Micropolitan51.62.753.22.956.73.429.76.336.35.5
  Noncore54.13.855.63.956.04.3DSUDSU38.68.0
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish54.91.055.51.159.11.342.12.149.52.6
Other37.71.941.44.0DSUDSUDSUDSU36.31.9
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good52.20.954.91.158.71.341.52.141.91.7
Fair/poor48.95.248.86.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Children with special health care needscYes61.81.663.41.965.82.252.83.853.43.7
No50.61.053.81.257.81.539.72.340.81.8
U.S. bornYes52.80.954.81.158.51.341.92.144.11.8
No40.33.556.45.2DSUDSUDSUDSU27.03.7

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: SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

 

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