Table 2_1_4-2b

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_4.2b
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a dilated eye examination in the calendar year,a by ethnicity, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total59.71.861.31.962.42.254.83.550.33.6
Age, not adjusted40–5954.92.356.92.556.63.055.54.843.94.7
60 and over67.52.168.42.271.82.553.64.960.54.9
GenderMale59.52.760.52.962.03.457.36.253.55.3
Female59.92.162.02.362.92.953.13.947.15.3
Family incomebNegative/poor47.53.447.34.048.95.6****
Near poor/low47.23.146.43.842.04.7**49.45.4
Middle59.33.361.43.660.54.2****
High72.32.673.82.774.93.1****
EducationcLess than high school48.93.148.84.245.55.351.06.349.33.9
High school graduate61.92.663.22.664.93.1****
At least some college65.42.766.22.867.03.2****
Employment status, ages 40–64Employed61.13.462.93.762.84.0**47.99.4
Not employed57.72.759.43.162.83.6**49.44.8
Health insurance, ages 40–64Any private67.92.669.62.670.23.0****
Public only48.23.946.44.548.65.1****
Uninsured43.95.6********
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only69.84.369.74.2******
Medicare and private69.03.269.43.369.03.7****
Medicare and other public56.15.256.06.7******
Residence locationdMetropolitan60.52.162.72.264.52.855.43.849.73.9
  Large central metro55.52.956.63.560.65.653.74.653.24.8
  Large fringe metro69.83.471.63.572.94.1****
  Medium metro56.54.258.34.357.65.0****
  Small metro62.96.565.87.1******
Nonmetropolitan56.83.257.03.357.23.8****
  Micropolitan57.24.157.24.158.54.8****
  Noncore56.84.657.34.8******
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish60.91.961.81.962.72.254.63.650.55.6
Other49.54.8******50.24.6
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good61.32.263.82.363.92.760.05.643.05.6
Fair/poor57.22.457.12.759.53.548.64.757.85.0
Activity limitationsdBasic activities55.62.956.63.158.13.849.95.648.04.6
Complex activities58.23.059.03.258.14.052.56.3**
Neither basic nor complex activities60.92.263.32.464.42.858.55.948.44.6

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_4-2b: 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_4-2b.html