Table C.1. Diabetes measure set for the NHQR with endorsing organizations, data sources and level of data

Diabetes Care Quality Improvement: A Resource Guide for State Action

Diabetes measureOrganizations that endorse through consensus processData sourceAnalytic level
Process: Percent of adults with diabetes who had a hemoglobin A1c measurement at least once in past yearAHRQ, AMA, HP2010, JCAHO, NCQA, NDQIAMEPS
BRFSS
National and State
Process: Percent of patients with diabetes who had a lipid profile in past 2 yearsAHRQ, JCAHO, NCQA, NDQIAMEPSNational
Process: Percent of adults with diabetes who had a retinal eye examination in past yearAHRQ, HP2010, JCAHO, NCQA, NDQIAMEPS
BRFSS
National and State
Process: Percent of adults with diabetes who had a foot examination in past yearAHRQ, JCAHO, NCQA, NDQIAMEPS
BRFSS
National and State
Process: Percent of adults with diabetes who had an influenza immunization in past yearAHRQ, JCAHO, NCQA, NDQIAMEPS
BRFSS
National and State
Outcome: Percent of adults with diagnosed diabetes with HbA1c level > 9.5 percent (poor control); < 9.0 percent (needs improvement); < 7.0 percent (optimal)NDQIANHANESNational
Outcome: Percent of adults with diagnosed diabetes with most recent LDL-C level <130 mg/dL(needs improvement); <100 (optimal)NDQIAn/an/a
Outcome: Percent of adults with diagnosed diabetes with most recent blood pressure <140/90 mm/HgNDQIANHANESNational
Outcome: Hospital admissions for uncontrolled diabetes per 100,000 populationAHRQ,HCUPNational
Outcome: Hospital admissions for short term complications of diabetes per 100,000 populationAHRQHCUPNational
Outcome: Hospital admissions for long term complications of diabetes per 100,000 populationAHRQHCUPNational
Outcome: Hospital admissions for lower extremity amputations in patients with diabetes per 1,000 populationAHRQ, HP2010, JCAHO, NCQANHDSNational

Key: AHRQ=Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; AMA = American Medical Association; BRFSS=Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System; HCUP=Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project; HP2010=Healthy People 2010; JCAHO = Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations; NCQA=National Committee for Quality Assurance; NDQIA=National Diabetes Quality Improvement Alliance; NHANES=National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey; NHDS = National Hospital Discharge Survey.

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Current as of August 2008
Internet Citation: Table C.1. Diabetes measure set for the NHQR with endorsing organizations, data sources and level of data: Diabetes Care Quality Improvement: A Resource Guide for State Action. August 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/quality-resources/tools/diabguide/diabqguidetabc.1.html