Table T7_1_1_1-2a

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 7_1_1_1.2a
Adults age 65 and over who received at least 1 prescriptiona from 11 medications that should be avoided in older adults, calendar year, by race, United States, 2009
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 2.00.21.90.32.60.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Age65–692.00.41.90.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
70–741.90.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
75–793.40.83.30.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
80 and over 1.20.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale 1.30.31.00.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female  2.60.42.60.42.80.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomebNegative/poor  2.20.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low  2.20.62.20.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle  2.40.52.00.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationcLess than high school2.20.41.80.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate 2.40.52.40.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college1.50.41.50.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceMedicare only  2.30.52.30.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private 1.80.41.70.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public  2.20.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan1.70.21.60.32.70.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro  1.70.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro1.70.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro1.90.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan3.20.73.10.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan3.20.82.90.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish  2.10.31.90.32.70.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
OtherDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good1.80.31.70.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fair/poor2.70.52.50.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationsdBasic activities  2.80.52.50.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities4.00.93.51.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities1.60.31.60.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
U.S. bornYes  2.20.32.00.32.70.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NoDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a Prescription medications received includes all prescribed medications initially purchased or otherwise obtained during the calendar year, as well as any refills. For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.

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 Less than high school refers to fewer than 12 years of education; high school graduate, 12 years of education; and at least some college, more than 12 years of education.

d 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: 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 June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T7_1_1_1-2a: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr12/7_efficiency/T7_1_1_1-2a.html