Descriptive Statistics

Descriptive Statistics: Medicare 20% Sample

Beneficiaries w/ At Least 1 Month of Simultaneous A, B, & D Coverage and At Least 1 Claim, by Year

N (%)

Characteristic 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Total N 2,470,385 2,651,538 2,792,294 2,903,617 3,039,940 3,226,352 3,465,823 4,017,571 4,275,974 4,543,586 4,075,459 3,860,066
Age Group                        
    65-69 620,809 (25.1) 652,188 (24.6) 696,043 (24.9) 728,210 (25.1) 758,556 (25.0) 809,589 (25.1) 874,675 (25.2) 1,025,041 (25.5) 1,114,845 (26.1) 1,223,269 (26.9) 1,178,809 (28.9) 908,179 (23.5)
    70-74 545,979 (22.1) 579,325 (21.8) 628,575 (22.5) 669,023 (23.0) 718,724 (23.6) 779,886 (24.2) 858,724 (24.8) 1,005,183 (25.0) 1,072,100 (25.1) 1,128,023 (24.8) 1,000,662 (24.6) 1,043,278 (27.0)
    75-79 494,681 (20.0) 509,711 (19.2) 518,644 (18.6) 533,985 (18.4) 556,363 (18.3) 591,020 (18.3) 638,409 (18.4) 754,499 (18.8) 807,805 (18.9) 861,476 (19.0) 739,154 (18.1) 765,487 (19.8)
    80-84 397,079 (16.1) 428,018 (16.1) 445,434 (16.0) 453,804 (15.6) 467,569 (15.4) 482,744 (15.0) 500,468 (14.4) 560,549 (14.0) 583,602 (13.6) 606,903 (13.4) 521,263 (12.8) 522,259 (13.5)
    85+ 411,837 (16.7) 482,296 (18.2) 503,598 (18.0) 518,595 (17.9) 538,728 (17.7) 563,113 (17.5) 593,547 (17.1) 672,299 (16.7) 697,622 (16.3) 723,915 (15.9) 635,571 (15.6) 620,863 (16.1)
Gender                        
    Male 851,475 (34.5) 929,059 (35.0) 996,158 (35.7) 1,053,781 (36.3) 1,119,808 (36.8) 1,207,693 (37.4) 1,317,737 (38.0) 1,566,103 (39.0) 1,684,672 (39.4) 1,807,803 (39.8) 1,640,278 (40.2) 1,557,359 (40.3)
    Female 1,618,910 (65.5) 1,722,479 (65.0) 1,796,136 (64.3) 1,849,831 (63.7) 1,920,130 (63.2) 2,018,659 (62.6) 2,148,086 (62.0) 2,451,468 (61.0) 2,591,301 (60.6) 2,735,782 (60.2) 2,435,180 (59.8) 2,302,706 (59.7)
Race                        
    White 2,082,807 (84.3) 2,229,800 (84.1) 2,345,669 (84.0) 2,432,815 (83.8) 2,540,522 (83.6) 2,694,112 (83.5) 2,890,880 (83.4) 3,355,135 (83.5) 3,561,415 (83.3) 3,772,601 (83.0) 3,447,338 (84.6) 3,274,211 (84.8)
    Black 216,870 (8.8) 235,908 (8.9) 246,779 (8.8) 256,013 (8.8) 269,524 (8.9) 283,486 (8.8) 303,616 (8.8) 355,736 (8.9) 377,398 (8.8) 399,299 (8.8) 315,467 (7.7) 289,363 (7.5)
    Other 32,776 (1.3) 35,730 (1.3) 39,256 (1.4) 42,393 (1.5) 45,248 (1.5) 49,594 (1.5) 54,373 (1.6) 62,938 (1.6) 68,225 (1.6) 72,717 (1.6) 64,189 (1.6) 61,164 (1.6)
    Asian 59,754 (2.4) 65,134 (2.5) 70,324 (2.5) 76,048 (2.6) 81,147 (2.7) 86,148 (2.7) 91,824 (2.6) 99,508 (2.5) 105,553 (2.5) 113,118 (2.5) 89,811 (2.2) 85,659 (2.2)
    Hispanic 64,594 (2.6) 70,416 (2.7) 75,101 (2.7) 79,793 (2.7) 84,456 (2.8) 89,278 (2.8) 93,764 (2.7) 99,922 (2.5) 105,528 (2.5) 112,017 (2.5) 76,876 (1.9) 70,577 (1.8)
    N Amer Native 10,307 (0.4) 11,258 (0.4) 11,982 (0.4) 12,569 (0.4) 13,053 (0.4) 13,483 (0.4) 14,035 (0.4) 15,091 (0.4) 15,836 (0.4) 16,746 (0.4) 15,844 (0.4) 15,603 (0.4)
    Unknown 3,277 (0.1) 3,292 (0.1) 3,183 (0.1) 3,986 (0.1) 5,990 (0.2) 10,251 (0.3) 17,331 (0.5) 29,241 (0.7) 42,019 (1.0) 57,088 (1.3) 65,934 (1.6) 63,489 (1.6)