Table 2_1_3-2a

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_3.2a
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a dilated eye examination in the calendar year,a by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 59.31.560.21.753.04.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
60 and over69.11.869.41.967.64.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomebNegative/poor50.
Near poor/low53.72.955.13.448.76.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationcLess than high school50.82.750.
High school graduate60.42.562.
At least some college63.82.564.52.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 40–64Employed57.
Not employed61.12.564.
Health insurance, ages 40–64Any private64.12.564.42.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only67.03.365.93.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private73.02.872.73.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan61.81.863.31.954.94.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro60.02.657.42.963.16.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro65.03.668.34.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro60.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish60.11.661.61.853.14.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good61.
Activity limitationsdBasic activities57.62.758.43.352.35.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities53.
Neither basic nor complex activities60.71.961.

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_3-2a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.