Table T7_1_1_1-2b

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 7_1_1_1.2b
Adults age 65 and over who received at least 1 prescriptiona from 11 medications that should be avoided in older adults, calendar year, by ethnicity, United States, 2009
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 2.00.22.00.31.80.32.50.7DSUDSU
Age65–692.00.42.10.52.00.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
70–741.90.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
75–793.40.83.50.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
80 and over 1.20.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale 1.30.31.30.31.00.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
Female  2.60.42.50.42.50.52.80.8DSUDSU
Family incomebNegative/poor  2.20.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low  2.20.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle  2.40.52.50.52.10.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
High DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationcLess than high school2.20.41.90.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate 2.40.52.50.52.50.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college1.50.41.50.41.50.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceMedicare only  2.30.52.30.52.20.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private 1.80.41.70.41.60.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public  2.20.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan1.70.21.70.31.50.32.70.8DSUDSU
  Large central metro  1.70.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro1.70.51.70.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro1.90.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan3.20.73.10.72.90.7DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan3.20.83.20.83.00.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish  2.10.32.00.31.90.32.70.7DSUDSU
OtherDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good1.80.31.80.31.70.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
Fair/poor2.70.52.50.52.30.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationsdBasic activities  2.80.52.60.52.20.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities4.00.93.40.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities1.60.31.70.31.60.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
U.S. bornYes  2.20.32.10.32.00.32.70.8DSUDSU
NoDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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