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2003 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.63: National Childhood Dental Care, 2000

Percent of children age 2 -17 with a dental visit in the past year, United States, 2000
       
Population group Population total (age 2-17) Percent with visita Standard error
       
Total 64,800,460 46.86 1.13
       
Race
White 50,817,600 50.38 1.40
Black 10,867,682 31.54 2.39
Asian/Pacific Islander 2,411,017 41.38 5.67
Aleut/Eskimo/American Indian DSU DSU DSU
       
Hispanic ethnicity
Hispanic 10,470,679 32.54 2.02
Non-Hispanic 54,329,781 49.62 1.24
       
Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic, White 41,301,375 54.23 1.61
Non-Hispanic, Black 10,222,928 32.43 2.41
Non-Hispanic, Other 2,805,478 44.39 4.77
       
Gender
Male 33,417,401 45.71 1.45
Female 31,383,059 48.10 1.23
       
Insurance
Any private 44,645,555 54.08 1.23
Public only 14,085,935 33.73 2.00
Uninsured 6,068,970 24.25 2.48
       
Family income
Negative or poor(<100% of poverty level) 11,884,706 29.88 2.16
Near poor/low income(100-<200% of poverty level) 14,137,068 36.24 2.41
Middle income(200-<400% of poverty level) 21,448,005 50.24 1.72
High income(>=400% of poverty level) 17,330,682 63.00 1.74
       
MSA statusb
MSA 53,167,377 47.17 1.21
Non-MSA 11,594,664 45.59 2.25
       
Perceived health status
Excellent/very good/good 63,011,616 47.12 1.12
Fair/poor 1,788,844 37.88 4.13
       

a For all values, RSE < 30.

b Children with unknown MSA status not included.

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

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

Table 1.62: National Adolescent Immunization, 2000 Table 1.64: National Treatment of Pediatric Gastroenteritis, 2000

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