Table T9_2_1_3-2a

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 9_2_1_3.2a
People who had a dental visit in the calendar year, by race, United States, 2009
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 42.20.644.30.730.31.041.01.833.17.134.23.438.62.9
Age0–1745.41.047.21.236.41.643.93.3DSUDSU52.76.242.74.2
18–4436.10.837.51.027.71.438.62.2DSUDSU24.14.435.14.3
45–6446.70.849.50.929.31.543.82.6DSUDSUDSUDSU39.75.7
65 and over44.21.146.71.223.92.137.82.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale38.80.640.80.826.51.238.22.1DSUDSU28.34.536.23.2
Female45.50.747.80.833.51.143.62.1DSUDSU40.84.241.13.6
Family incomeaNegative/poor26.80.927.31.124.61.429.74.0DSUDSU29.47.728.94.5
Near poor/low29.30.930.51.023.71.431.43.2DSUDSU18.64.428.04.8
Middle40.40.842.00.930.31.536.93.3DSUDSU42.95.440.34.5
High56.61.058.21.245.02.549.62.8DSUDSUDSUDSU48.45.3
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school21.80.822.20.918.31.625.53.0DSUDSU23.55.5DSUDSU
High school graduate34.00.836.40.920.81.234.93.1DSUDSUDSUDSU28.65.4
At least some college52.40.854.90.938.51.844.92.3DSUDSUDSUDSU46.04.0
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed42.50.744.20.931.41.444.12.1DSUDSU26.13.938.93.9
Not employed34.41.037.61.321.51.429.72.8DSUDSUDSUDSU30.75.3
Health insurance, ages 0–64Any private50.50.752.60.838.01.647.22.2DSUDSU40.55.046.23.8
Public only31.21.131.81.328.71.529.03.8DSUDSU42.07.336.75.1
Uninsured15.50.816.21.011.41.219.33.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only37.21.839.72.017.53.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private54.51.556.31.732.73.650.74.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public18.62.217.32.718.44.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan42.90.745.20.831.21.041.51.833.57.237.84.240.83.1
  Large central metro38.30.940.71.128.31.339.82.4DSUDSU25.36.041.25.3
  Large fringe metro46.91.148.81.336.82.241.43.1DSUDSUDSUDSU45.95.6
  Medium metro44.31.646.32.031.61.344.44.4DSUDSUDSUDSU36.24.2
  Small metro43.41.945.12.027.63.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan38.41.640.41.722.32.7DSUDSUDSUDSU26.64.0DSUDSU
  Micropolitan39.72.441.92.423.63.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore35.72.537.62.519.02.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish44.80.647.40.730.71.046.82.3DSUDSU37.94.139.33.0
Other27.91.026.01.026.93.836.02.4DSUDSU21.54.5DSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good43.70.646.00.731.31.141.61.8DSUDSU37.53.639.23.1
Fair/poor30.01.031.31.323.71.734.04.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitations,c age 18 and overBasic activities37.31.239.81.321.81.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities34.21.636.71.923.62.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities42.40.744.70.828.91.241.01.7DSUDSU27.73.834.63.5
U.S. bornYes44.20.646.70.730.71.041.92.6DSUDSU37.43.939.03.0
No31.71.228.91.428.02.741.02.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a 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.

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 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.

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T9_2_1_3-2a: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr12/9_facilitators_barriers/T9_2_1_3-2a.html