T16_4_3_2a

2011 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 16_4_3.2a
People unable to get or delayed in getting needed dental care, by race, United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 5.60.35.80.35.00.43.20.6DSUDSU5.31.57.71.6
Age0-172.90.33.20.41.80.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
18-446.80.47.30.55.60.62.40.6DSUDSUDSUDSU7.92.1
45-647.40.57.30.58.21.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over3.90.53.50.54.90.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale5.50.35.70.44.60.54.00.8DSUDSUDSUDSU8.02.1
Female5.80.36.00.45.40.52.50.6DSUDSUDSUDSU7.41.7
Family incomeaNegative/poor8.60.69.40.96.40.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low8.00.68.60.86.10.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle5.00.45.20.54.00.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High4.00.34.10.43.60.93.00.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school9.00.79.60.85.90.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate6.70.56.90.66.50.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU9.52.8
At least some college5.60.35.60.46.70.83.00.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed6.60.46.90.46.20.62.80.7DSUDSUDSUDSU9.32.5
Not employed8.70.69.10.77.91.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private4.40.34.70.33.30.52.10.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only7.60.68.60.95.70.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU5.81.6
Uninsured10.80.911.01.09.41.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only3.70.73.50.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private3.50.63.30.65.61.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public6.01.15.11.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan5.60.35.80.35.10.43.20.6DSUDSUDSUDSU7.71.8
  Large central metro5.00.45.00.45.40.63.00.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro5.10.55.40.64.00.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro6.40.66.80.75.90.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro7.11.27.11.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan5.80.75.90.73.80.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan6.20.86.40.93.90.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore5.00.95.11.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish5.80.35.90.35.10.4DSUDSUDSUDSU5.61.68.01.7
Other4.80.55.30.7DSUDSU3.00.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good5.00.35.20.34.30.42.70.5DSUDSUDSUDSU7.11.8
Fair/poor11.40.811.60.910.21.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities11.10.710.80.812.51.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities13.51.113.41.313.11.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities5.70.35.90.45.30.52.70.6DSUDSUDSUDSU8.72.2
U.S. bornYes5.70.35.80.35.10.4DSUDSUDSUDSU5.61.67.91.7
No5.40.56.30.73.70.93.50.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a. 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.

b. Less than high school refers to fewer than 12 years of education; high school graduate, 12 years of education; and at least some college, more than 12 years of education.

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.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T16_4_3_2a: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/16_facilitators_barriers/T16_4_3_2a.html