Table 2_1_4-2a

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_4.2a
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who had their feet checked for sores or irritation in the calendar year,a by race, United States, 2006
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 69.11.668.11.878.02.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Age40–5966.22.365.22.774.74.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
60 and over73.81.872.82.083.43.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale68.22.267.52.674.84.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female70.01.968.72.180.33.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomebNegative/poor70.63.167.73.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low61.13.159.33.871.85.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle70.42.769.33.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High72.02.871.83.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationcLess than high school64.02.564.73.073.06.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate67.92.566.83.078.14.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college72.92.371.42.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 40–64Employed70.72.669.72.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Not employed73.22.372.92.777.65.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 40–64Any private72.22.472.62.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only76.72.975.04.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured56.85.650.76.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only68.73.667.14.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private73.53.273.33.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public71.05.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan70.61.669.21.980.72.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro71.02.866.13.785.83.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro72.93.475.23.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro67.32.965.13.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro71.94.971.85.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan63.73.964.44.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan71.74.075.24.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore50.45.647.96.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish70.11.768.92.078.22.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Other59.73.860.84.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good67.82.067.12.475.93.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fair/poor71.32.269.92.580.33.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationsdBasic activities73.62.173.22.577.94.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities74.92.574.12.980.24.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities66.22.164.82.578.13.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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_4-2a: 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_4-2a.html