Table T2_6_4_2-2b

2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

This appendix provides detailed data tables for all measures analyzed for the 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. Tables are included for measures discussed in the main text of the reports as well as for other measures that were examined but not included in the main text.
Table 2_6_4_2.2b
Children ages 2–17 who had a dental visit in the calendar year,a by ethnicity, United States, 2009
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 50.91.053.41.257.21.540.71.841.91.3
Age2–537.31.636.51.939.42.429.12.839.62.3
6–1755.61.159.11.363.01.644.52.042.91.4
GenderMale49.21.251.41.455.21.838.82.141.71.7
Female52.61.155.61.359.31.742.82.242.11.6
Family incomebNegative/poor38.41.838.62.538.63.837.73.138.22.7
Near poor/low40.91.641.12.044.42.633.53.240.32.4
Middle53.91.455.41.758.02.140.83.247.22.5
High64.92.266.72.269.22.760.74.745.25.1
Health insuranceAny private57.51.359.41.462.21.746.32.643.92.4
Public only42.71.642.12.144.23.138.42.743.81.9
Uninsured26.92.928.34.032.55.0DSUDSU24.43.8
Residence locationcMetropolitan51.41.054.51.358.91.741.71.941.61.3
  Large central metro45.01.849.72.656.54.138.32.637.01.9
  Large fringe metro56.41.957.52.261.22.946.43.350.52.8
  Medium metro53.62.256.72.760.13.445.14.042.92.8
  Small metro51.72.652.83.154.43.533.95.645.84.4
Nonmetropolitan48.32.548.62.851.22.932.25.745.75.2
  Micropolitan48.23.448.73.651.63.729.96.442.87.0
  Noncore48.54.648.55.550.45.7DSUDSU48.47.4
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish52.71.154.01.257.51.540.61.942.92.0
Other42.01.944.23.949.17.1DSUDSU41.22.0
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good51.01.053.61.257.31.540.91.941.91.3
Fair/poor44.44.045.26.1DSUDSUDSUDSU43.35.0
CSHCNdYes55.41.757.81.961.22.442.53.343.23.1
No50.31.053.11.257.01.641.12.142.21.3
U.S. bornYes51.21.053.51.257.41.540.91.943.01.4
No42.24.052.15.6DSUDSUDSUDSU32.34.4

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 MEPS entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.

d CSHCN: Children with special health care needs. For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.

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

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T2_6_4_2-2b: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr12/6_maternalchildhealth/T2_6_4_2-2b.html