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_3.1_1
Children ages 12-17 with untreated dental caries, United States, 1999-2004 and 2005-2008
Population groupSample sizeWeighted sizePercentSEPercentSE
Total 2,40524,306,84311.90.817.71.0
EthnicityMexican American7142,821,23017.91.726.21.6
Non-Hispanic, Black7403,518,96517.21.423.11.4
Non-Hispanic, White68115,156,0448.
Family incomeaNegative/poor6214,173,12320.22.327.22.3
Near poor/low5864,771,96012.41.425.42.2

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.

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: T6_4_3_1_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/6_maternalchildhealth/T6_4_3_1_1.html