T9_2_1_2a

2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

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Table 9_2_1.2a
Female Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over who reported ever being screened for osteoporosis with a bone mass or bone density measurement,a by race, 2008
  TotalWhiteBlackAI/ANAPIMultiple races/other
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 71.10.974.60.947.42.549.88.660.94.355.04.9
Age65-7473.71.277.81.350.33.9DSUDSU63.57.252.97.3
75-8471.51.174.81.145.44.0DSUDSU62.96.060.45.8
85 and over61.41.963.62.039.15.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
IncomebNegative/poor52.62.359.12.432.84.3DSUDSU56.810.550.49.6
Near poor/low64.01.267.51.345.83.3DSUDSU51.87.649.66.7
Middle76.81.378.11.360.25.6DSUDSU73.38.560.78.0
High86.71.488.01.378.77.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceMedicare and Medicaid52.61.960.72.237.23.5DSUDSU62.07.332.46.9
Medicare HMO73.61.375.31.359.04.2DSUDSUDSUDSU59.77.6
Medicare and private77.31.078.81.053.74.3DSUDSUDSUDSU67.17.2
Medicare fee-for-service only55.82.759.53.242.16.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationMSA72.90.876.70.849.82.8DSUDSU61.74.353.85.3
Non-MSA64.93.067.63.136.03.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good72.31.075.51.047.23.2DSUDSU62.45.751.35.0
Fair/poor66.61.570.71.747.64.3DSUDSU56.610.167.19.1
Functional limitationsNo limitation73.01.276.71.246.93.8DSUDSU56.86.451.56.0
IADL only73.01.875.61.955.75.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
1-2 ADLs68.41.571.01.550.84.6DSUDSUDSUDSU58.07.8
3 or more ADLs62.32.267.42.532.46.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least 1 ADL/IADL68.71.171.81.248.03.451.69.465.05.859.26.1

a. Estimates are for full-year community residents age 65 and over.

b. Negative/poor refers to incomes $10,000 or less; near poor/low, $10,001-$20,000; middle, $20,001-$40,000; and high, more than $40,000.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander; HMO: health maintenance organization; MSA: metropolitan statistical area; IADLs: instrumental activities of daily living; ADLs: activities of daily living; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T9_2_1_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/nhqrdr11/9_musculoskeletal/T9_2_1_2a.html