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_3.3_1
Children ages 13-17 with untreated dental caries, United States, 2005-2008
Population groupSample sizePercentSE
Total 1,99911.40.9
EthnicityMexican American56819.11.7
Non-Hispanic, Black61518.71.6
Non-Hispanic, White5937.21.1
Family incomeaNegative/poor50718.22.6
Near poor/low48411.81.5
Health insurancePrivate insurance9797.20.9
Public insurance65613.71.8

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_3_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_3_1.html