Table 2_1_2-2b

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_2.2b
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a hemoglobin A1c measurement in the calendar year,a by ethnicity, United States, 2006
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 89.61.090.01.290.81.487.92.488.61.9
Age40–5988.21.589.21.790.92.185.63.683.43.0
60 and over91.81.291.31.390.61.591.52.796.91.2
GenderMale88.91.589.61.690.31.7DSUDSU87.22.9
Female90.31.590.61.791.52.089.33.189.72.5
Family incomebNegative/poor85.22.784.43.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low84.82.584.23.284.34.0DSUDSU87.73.8
Middle92.21.493.71.593.71.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
High91.61.791.51.892.21.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationcLess than high school86.61.987.62.885.93.5DSUDSU87.12.5
High school graduate91.01.790.91.991.52.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college90.41.690.71.792.21.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 40–64Employed91.51.392.31.592.51.9DSUDSU88.52.5
Not employed90.11.790.31.992.02.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 40–64Any private94.21.094.21.195.21.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only87.72.487.22.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured75.75.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only93.02.392.62.593.42.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private88.62.488.22.587.42.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public91.32.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan89.81.290.41.391.51.688.32.488.82.0
  Large central metro88.91.889.42.388.42.9DSUDSU89.02.7
  Large fringe metro91.91.991.82.093.72.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro88.52.789.43.090.43.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro90.92.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan88.52.488.72.588.82.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan92.92.193.12.294.31.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore80.65.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish89.91.189.91.290.71.487.82.591.82.8
Other87.92.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU85.92.8
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good90.41.291.11.491.41.788.53.387.82.6
Fair/poor88.31.888.12.089.72.187.33.690.22.7
Activity limitationsdBasic activities87.51.986.32.386.52.6DSUDSU95.13.1
Complex activities87.72.287.02.488.42.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities90.41.291.51.392.31.787.83.286.32.6

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.

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_2-2b: 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_2-2b.html