Table 2_1_2-2a

2009 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_2.2a
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a hemoglobin A1c measurement in the calendar year,a by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 89.61.089.91.287.72.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Age40–5988.21.589.11.885.23.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
60 and over91.81.291.21.491.82.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale88.91.589.21.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female90.31.590.81.789.23.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomebNegative/poor85.22.785.73.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low84.82.584.83.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle92.21.491.51.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High91.61.792.21.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationcLess than high school86.61.985.02.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate91.01.791.42.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college90.41.691.51.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 40–64Employed91.51.391.41.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Not employed90.11.791.21.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 40–64Any private94.21.094.91.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only87.72.487.83.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured75.75.674.06.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only93.02.393.82.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private88.62.487.92.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public91.32.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan89.81.290.31.488.22.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro88.91.887.62.192.63.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro91.91.993.41.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro88.52.789.03.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro90.92.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan88.52.488.62.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan92.92.193.91.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore80.65.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish89.91.190.51.387.92.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Other87.92.386.72.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good90.41.290.21.588.33.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fair/poor88.31.889.41.887.13.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationsdBasic activities87.51.987.72.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities87.72.288.82.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities90.41.290.61.487.73.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population 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, 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.

DSU - 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 March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 2_1_2-2a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/2_diabetes/T2_1_2-2a.html