Table 6_4_2-2c

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 6_4_2.2c
Children ages 2-17 who had a dental visit in the calendar year,a by family income,b United States, 2007
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 52.20.939.21.839.61.853.91.566.81.8
Age2-534.51.531.12.528.12.632.82.743.23.2
6-1757.91.042.72.243.22.060.01.674.12.0
GenderMale50.61.237.02.136.42.252.12.067.42.2
Female53.71.141.52.442.92.355.82.066.22.2
RaceWhite, single race54.41.137.62.342.52.256.01.767.61.9
Black, single race41.72.039.33.330.73.444.64.163.96.4
Asian, single race49.84.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races50.04.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races54.81.039.32.340.82.355.91.767.81.9
  Non-Hispanic, White58.61.337.63.746.33.158.72.068.72.0
  Non-Hispanic, Black41.62.038.63.430.83.544.34.165.06.5
Hispanic, all races42.11.638.82.737.22.644.73.456.45.3
Health insuranceAny private59.71.243.55.443.72.957.11.767.71.8
Public only41.81.539.82.041.42.547.03.5DSUDSU
Uninsured33.53.226.56.518.84.037.85.8DSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan52.11.039.52.038.62.053.71.865.71.9
  Large central metro49.31.543.83.038.22.947.03.066.02.8
  Large fringe metro55.32.032.54.340.05.354.73.267.12.4
  Medium metro50.92.435.43.936.93.758.34.162.65.5
  Small metro54.92.843.45.741.16.362.24.665.26.7
Nonmetropolitan52.52.137.94.044.14.154.73.676.14.8
  Micropolitan51.62.732.45.240.84.960.85.1DSUDSU
  Noncore54.13.847.75.251.47.247.25.1DSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish54.91.040.02.242.22.356.01.767.41.8
Other37.71.936.83.032.42.839.93.953.86.9
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good52.20.938.61.839.91.954.01.566.81.8
Fair/poor48.95.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Children with special health care needscYes61.81.649.63.253.13.360.33.175.22.8
No50.61.037.82.037.52.053.21.666.12.1
U.S. bornYes52.80.940.31.940.11.954.41.666.61.8
No40.33.523.64.933.54.7DSUDSUDSUDSU

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_2-2c: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/6_maternalchildhealth/T6_4_2-2c.html