Table T7_1_1_1-2d

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_1.2d
Adults age 65 and over who received at least 1 prescriptiona from 11 medications that should be avoided in older adults, calendar year, by education,b United States, 2009
  TotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 2.00.22.20.42.40.51.50.4
Age65–692.00.4DSUDSU3.71.0DSUDSU
70–741.90.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
75–793.40.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
80 and over 1.20.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale 1.30.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female  2.60.42.40.63.40.71.90.6
RaceWhite, single race1.90.31.80.52.40.51.50.4
Black, single race2.60.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Asian, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races 2.00.31.90.52.50.51.50.4
  Non-Hispanic, White  1.80.3DSUDSU2.50.51.50.4
  Non-Hispanic, Black  2.60.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Hispanic, all races  DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomecNegative/poor  2.30.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low  2.30.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle  2.40.5DSUDSU3.00.8DSUDSU
High DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insuranceMedicare only  2.30.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private 1.80.4DSUDSU2.80.7DSUDSU
Medicare and other public  2.20.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan1.70.22.20.51.80.51.40.4
  Large central metro  1.70.43.10.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro1.70.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro1.90.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan3.20.7DSUDSU4.61.3DSUDSU
  Micropolitan3.20.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish  2.10.32.30.52.60.51.50.4
OtherDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good1.80.32.30.72.40.6DSUDSU
Fair/poor2.70.52.10.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationsdBasic activities  2.80.53.20.92.90.9DSUDSU
Complex activities4.00.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities1.60.3DSUDSU2.30.6DSUDSU
U.S. bornYes  2.20.32.30.62.70.51.60.4
NoDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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 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.

c 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.

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_1-2d: 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_1-2d.html