Table 6_4_3-2

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_3.2
Children ages 5-11 with untreated dental caries,a United States, 2005-2008
Population groupSample sizeWeighted sizePercentSE
Total 2,64826,732,61120.31.4
EthnicityMexican American8003,871,10725.01.9
Non-Hispanic, Black7313,891,45026.31.6
Non-Hispanic, White75915,462,08017.62.0
Family incomeaNegative/poor7935,763,64930.42.1
Near poor/low6976,088,08122.82.1

a Estimates are based on a revised definition of poverty that incorporates information on family income, size, and composition and is calculated as a percentage of the U.S. Census Bureau's poverty thresholds.� Negative or poor refers to family incomes below the Federal poverty line for a given household size and composition; near poor/low, over 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.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 6_4_3-2: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.