Table 2_1_7-1

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_7.1
Adults age 40 and over with diabetes whose condition was diagnosed, United States, 1999–2002 and 2003–2006a
Population group2003–20061999–2002
PercentSEPercentSE
Total76.82.768.82.7
Age, not age adjusted40–5978.63.866.74.8
60 and over73.93.572.23.0
GenderMale69.44.163.83.6
Female84.92.676.34.3
EthnicityMexican American85.43.575.94.5
Non-Hispanic, Black82.53.677.15.3
Non-Hispanic, White73.54.062.23.7
Family incomebNegative/poor89.14.167.45.9
Near poor/low75.34.172.75.6
Middle73.05.672.37.0
High78.84.764.43.6
EducationLess than high school80.33.669.83.6
High school graduate71.85.167.86.6
Some college78.24.568.75.3

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

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.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source:� Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 2_1_7-1: 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_7-1.html