Table 2_2_2-1

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_2_2.1
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes with total cholesterol less than 200 mg/dL, United States, 1988–1994 and 2003–2006a
Population group2003–20061988–1994
Age, not age adjusted40–5949.
60 and over64.32.434.62.4
EthnicityMexican American52.43.835.53.0
Non-Hispanic, Black60.92.933.73.4
Non-Hispanic, White55.22.928.22.9
Family incomebNegative/poor51.14.641.14.7
Near poor/low41.34.0**
EducationLess than high school48.74.1DNADNA
High school graduate55.05.4DNADNA
Some college57.63.6DNADNA

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, at or 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.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

* - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

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_2_2-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.