Table 2_1_2-2c

2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 2_1_2.2c
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a hemoglobin A1c measurement in the calendar year,a by family income,b United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total90.01.185.52.985.33.092.81.791.41.7
Age, not adjusted40–5988.01.685.54.080.44.790.72.590.32.6
60 and over93.21.185.64.593.12.096.11.493.22.0
GenderMale88.91.8**81.04.990.53.091.52.5
Female91.01.385.83.289.23.094.51.791.32.5
RaceWhite, single race90.41.386.93.485.43.292.22.192.11.9
Black, single race91.41.9********
Asian, single race**********
NHOPI, single race**********
AI/AN, single race**********
Multiple races**********
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races90.81.286.43.284.63.893.81.691.91.9
Non-Hispanic, White91.51.4**84.74.493.52.092.62.1
Non-Hispanic, Black91.31.9********
Hispanic86.12.5**87.03.9****
EducationcLess than high school88.42.389.63.283.35.195.42.6**
High school graduate90.72.1**88.75.391.82.892.72.6
At least some college91.01.6****92.22.892.12.6
Employment status, ages 40–64Employed90.71.5****93.61.991.82.3
Not employed90.51.988.53.385.84.6****
Health insurance, ages 40–64Any private92.51.4****94.81.792.12.4
Public only88.62.6********
Uninsured79.04.9********
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only91.12.4********
Medicare and private95.91.3********
Medicare and other public88.13.5********
Residence locationdMetropolitan89.61.384.53.383.73.792.12.092.01.8
  Large central metro91.01.7**85.65.4****
  Large fringe metro90.62.9********
  Medium metro86.72.6********
  Small metro89.73.1********
Nonmetropolitan91.82.1********
  Micropolitan91.62.8********
  Noncore91.93.2********
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish90.01.285.23.184.43.792.71.891.51.9
Other90.12.7********
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good89.51.4**84.34.493.22.089.52.3
Fair/poor90.81.486.23.386.44.291.82.9**
Activity limitationsdBasic activities91.21.689.42.986.84.795.02.2**
Complex activities93.01.489.63.1******
Neither basic nor complex activities89.61.4**85.33.891.62.391.22.1

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population with two age groups: 40–59 and 60 and over, except where indicated.

b Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, over 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.

c 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.

d For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

* - 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 September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 2_1_2-2c: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/2_diabetes/T2_1_2-2c.html