Table 2_2_1-1

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_2_1.1
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes with hemoglobin A1c level less than 7.0% (optimal control), United States, 1988–1994 and 2003–2006a
Priority populationPercentSEPercentSE
Total 54.62.841.23.2
Age, not age adjusted40–5948.
60 and over63.
EthnicityMexican American37.63.634.52.5
Non-Hispanic, Black43.
Non-Hispanic, White60.
Family incomebNegative/poor42.
Near poor/low54.35.938.97.0
EducationLess than high school37.64.3DNADNA
High school graduate56.66.4DNADNA
Some college62.23.4DNADNA

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

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.


Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 2_2_1-1: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.