Table 2_1_4-2c

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_4.2c
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a dilated eye examination in the calendar year,a by family income,b United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total59.71.847.53.447.23.159.33.372.32.6
Age, not adjusted40–5954.92.339.45.038.24.755.44.469.23.4
60 and over67.52.160.45.061.63.865.53.677.43.5
GenderMale59.52.7**45.14.358.64.870.53.5
Female59.92.150.43.949.34.259.93.974.83.8
RaceWhite, single race60.52.048.94.245.03.758.53.773.22.9
Black, single race54.33.5********
Asian, single race**********
NHOPI, single race**********
AI/AN, single race**********
Multiple races**********
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races61.31.947.34.046.43.861.43.673.82.7
Non-Hispanic, White62.42.248.95.642.04.760.54.274.93.1
Non-Hispanic, Black54.83.5********
Hispanic50.33.6**49.45.4****
EducationcLess than high school48.93.141.44.344.04.549.95.7**
High school graduate61.92.6**52.95.860.74.672.04.6
At least some college65.42.7****62.35.673.03.1
Employment status, ages 40–64Employed61.13.4****58.15.569.14.6
Not employed57.72.748.94.644.85.3****
Health insurance, ages 40–64Any private67.92.6****65.84.475.53.2
Public only48.23.949.86.0******
Uninsured43.95.6********
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only69.84.3********
Medicare and private69.03.2********
Medicare and other public56.15.2********
Residence locationdMetropolitan60.52.148.84.149.13.859.63.772.82.8
  Large central metro55.52.943.55.944.75.257.26.168.25.4
  Large fringe metro69.83.4********
  Medium metro56.54.2********
  Small metro62.96.5********
Nonmetropolitan56.83.2********
  Micropolitan57.24.1********
  Noncore56.84.6********
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish60.91.947.63.647.73.859.33.574.22.6
Other49.54.8********
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good61.32.248.36.044.44.359.03.972.52.9
Fair/poor57.22.447.94.350.24.559.94.7**
Activity limitationsdBasic activities55.62.948.44.452.05.359.25.265.57.3
Complex activities58.23.049.24.552.85.364.55.3**
Neither basic nor complex activities60.92.2**41.84.258.53.772.32.8

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_4-2c: 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_4-2c.html