Table 2_1_4-2b

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_4.2b
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who had their feet checked for sores or irritation in the calendar year,a by ethnicity, United States, 2006
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 69.11.670.61.669.52.178.02.862.03.4
Age40–5966.22.368.62.467.53.074.54.355.44.6
60 and over73.81.873.91.972.92.183.73.372.54.4
GenderMale68.22.269.02.567.92.975.24.563.64.4
Female70.01.972.22.071.22.580.13.660.14.0
Family incomebNegative/poor70.63.173.83.772.45.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low61.13.160.83.857.44.9DSUDSU63.25.1
Middle70.42.774.22.773.43.6DSUDSU55.45.9
High72.02.871.53.071.23.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationcLess than high school64.02.565.33.664.74.673.26.161.93.7
High school graduate67.92.568.82.767.43.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college72.92.373.92.473.02.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 40–64Employed70.72.672.32.871.23.2DSUDSU65.85.0
Not employed73.22.374.72.574.33.177.15.359.27.2
Health insurance, ages 40–64Any private72.22.473.12.573.52.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only76.72.980.12.980.14.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured56.85.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only68.73.669.43.867.74.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private73.53.272.73.372.43.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public71.05.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan70.61.672.71.771.32.180.82.861.93.6
  Large central metro71.02.873.93.168.94.985.83.564.74.5
  Large fringe metro72.93.476.43.377.63.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro67.32.968.73.166.94.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro71.94.970.25.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan63.73.963.74.164.64.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan71.74.072.14.276.05.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore50.45.650.35.848.06.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish70.11.771.01.769.72.177.92.862.86.2
Other59.73.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU61.24.2
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good67.82.069.92.269.22.776.43.557.14.7
Fair/poor71.32.271.92.570.23.079.84.069.04.2
Activity limitationsdBasic activities73.62.174.02.373.32.777.44.570.75.5
Complex activities74.92.575.32.774.23.279.65.0DSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities66.22.168.02.366.62.978.53.659.54.6

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.

Key: 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_4-2b: 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_4-2b.html