T6_4_2_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 6_4_2.2a
Children ages 2-17 who had a dental visit in the calendar year,a by race, United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 49.31.050.91.240.32.046.83.4DSUDSU60.27.851.54.4
Age2-535.71.435.91.635.33.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
6-1753.81.155.81.342.02.250.14.0DSUDSUDSUDSU58.84.6
GenderMale48.01.349.31.538.02.550.94.2DSUDSUDSUDSU55.24.7
Female50.61.352.71.542.62.342.84.8DSUDSUDSUDSU48.05.4
Family incomebNegative/poor36.91.536.42.035.92.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU40.36.4
Near poor/low40.11.741.72.033.43.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle50.61.851.02.043.53.654.35.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High63.91.765.92.058.35.445.05.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceAny private56.51.358.21.546.63.051.14.0DSUDSUDSUDSU57.75.5
Public only40.51.541.11.837.02.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU48.36.1
Uninsured25.92.826.03.318.05.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan49.91.051.61.340.92.247.03.5DSUDSUDSUDSU55.44.1
  Large central metro46.01.647.92.139.83.244.34.6DSUDSUDSUDSU52.86.1
  Large fringe metro54.42.055.62.346.63.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro51.01.853.02.239.34.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro47.02.447.52.732.36.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan45.83.047.73.035.75.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan48.93.851.33.537.28.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore40.54.341.64.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish51.31.153.51.340.52.253.45.7DSUDSUDSUDSU51.14.6
Other39.51.739.01.8DSUDSU40.44.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good49.41.051.01.240.52.046.93.5DSUDSUDSUDSU51.04.5
Fair/poor44.63.946.84.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNdYes56.61.859.22.144.43.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No48.31.249.71.441.02.244.83.5DSUDSUDSUDSU52.14.9
U.S. bornYes49.91.051.61.240.62.047.14.0DSUDSUDSUDSU51.64.4
No37.53.835.64.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a. Data on dental visits are based on information in the MEPS Dental Event file.

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 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.

d. CSHCN: Children with special health care needs. For details, refer to the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey documentation for the 2008 Full Year Consolidated Data File at http://www.meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_stats/download_data_files_detail.jsp?cboPufNumber=HC-121.

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: T6_4_2_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/nhqrdr11/6_maternalchildhealth/T6_4_2_2a.html