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.
Family incomebNegative/poor39.21.839.32.337.63.738.63.438.82.7
Near poor/low39.61.840.82.346.
Health insuranceAny private59.
Public only41.81.540.71.842.52.637.22.843.92.2
Location of residencecMetropolitan52.
  Large central metro49.31.554.
  Large fringe metro55.
  Medium metro50.92.452.32.656.
  Small metro54.92.854.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish54.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good52.20.954.
Children with special health care needscYes61.81.663.41.965.
U.S. bornYes52.80.954.

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.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 6_4_2-2b: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.