T6_4_2_2c

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_2.2c
Children ages 2-17 who had a dental visit in the calendar year,a by family income,b United States, 2008
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 49.31.036.91.540.11.750.61.863.91.7
Age2-535.71.433.62.531.62.634.72.843.13.4
6-1753.81.138.21.843.21.955.52.069.71.9
GenderMale48.01.337.82.237.32.248.72.163.22.3
Female50.61.335.91.843.12.252.52.364.72.5
RaceWhite, single race50.91.236.42.041.72.051.02.065.92.0
Black, single race40.32.035.92.833.43.543.53.658.35.4
Asian, single race46.83.4DSUDSUDSUDSU54.35.345.05.8
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single race60.27.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races51.54.440.36.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races51.11.234.62.141.32.252.02.064.31.8
  Non-Hispanic, White54.11.433.23.244.63.052.82.366.82.2
  Non-Hispanic, Black40.32.135.53.034.03.643.53.657.25.5
Hispanic, all races42.81.541.02.237.72.643.43.260.74.1
Health insuranceAny private56.51.331.54.145.72.854.82.064.81.8
Public only40.51.540.42.038.52.442.83.7DSUDSU
Uninsured25.92.813.43.524.44.024.54.9DSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan49.91.038.21.840.31.850.31.964.01.8
  Large central metro46.01.637.62.438.02.745.03.164.63.2
  Large fringe metro54.42.043.63.439.53.753.63.363.82.9
  Medium metro51.01.834.54.546.83.653.84.063.63.7
  Small metro47.02.439.26.134.75.048.85.1DSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan45.83.030.02.839.44.751.84.3DSUDSU
  Micropolitan48.93.829.73.940.15.756.05.5DSUDSU
  Noncore40.54.330.55.438.17.145.96.3DSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish51.31.135.41.941.22.152.01.965.01.7
Other39.51.741.02.536.92.739.93.543.76.5
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good49.41.036.81.640.41.750.41.864.01.7
Fair/poor44.63.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNdYes56.61.841.83.146.23.260.03.268.63.5
No48.31.236.71.739.31.949.21.963.52.0
U.S. bornYes49.91.038.11.740.81.850.61.864.11.7
No37.53.821.64.627.25.2DSUDSUDSUDSU

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_2c: 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_2c.html