Table 2_1_3-2b

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_3.2b
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who had their blood cholesterol checked in the last 2 years,a by ethnicity, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total96.10.896.50.897.10.996.91.493.81.8
Age, not adjusted40–5995.01.295.71.296.11.597.61.591.03.0
60 and over97.90.697.80.698.70.595.81.798.40.9
GenderMale94.81.395.31.596.31.6**92.72.9
Female97.30.697.70.697.80.897.21.295.02.3
Family incomebNegative/poor95.31.495.61.795.92.1****
Near poor/low91.72.990.23.790.24.6**96.61.7
Middle97.41.098.70.799.70.3****
High97.60.997.90.997.81.1****
EducationcLess than high school93.62.093.22.796.02.294.23.794.42.1
High school graduate96.51.197.30.997.71.0****
At least some college97.21.297.31.296.91.6****
Employment status, ages 40–64Employed97.01.197.31.196.81.5**95.02.3
Not employed94.11.594.51.696.21.5**92.73.1
Health insurance, ages 40–64Any private97.21.097.11.096.61.3****
Public only93.72.192.82.6******
Uninsured89.93.4********
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only98.90.699.00.699.30.7****
Medicare and private99.70.399.70.499.60.4****
Medicare and other public93.23.191.54.2******
Residence locationdMetropolitan96.10.896.70.997.50.997.51.393.42.0
  Large central metro94.21.795.52.197.22.397.32.291.62.9
  Large fringe metro96.51.496.21.596.81.7****
  Medium metro97.51.198.01.298.11.3****
  Small metro98.90.798.80.8******
Nonmetropolitan96.01.895.92.096.02.2****
  Micropolitan97.81.597.61.697.32.0****
  Noncore93.53.893.64.0******
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish96.40.896.80.897.10.997.01.492.33.0
Other93.32.2******95.42.0
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good96.30.996.51.096.31.399.01.095.02.2
Fair/poor95.81.296.61.398.60.894.52.592.53.2
Activity limitationsdBasic activities96.31.396.21.497.61.096.12.497.11.8
Complex activities97.11.096.91.197.91.094.03.5**
Neither basic nor complex activities96.11.096.91.096.81.397.51.792.72.3

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: 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_3-2b: 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_3-2b.html