Table 2_2_3-1

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_3.1
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes with systolic blood pressure less than 140 mm Hg and diastolic blood pressure less than 80 mm Hg based on average of 3 measurements, United States, 1988–1994 and 2003–2006a
Priority populationPercentSEPercentSE
Total 58.52.554.52.6
Age, not age adjusted40–5959.63.958.03.9
60 and over56.82.649.02.2
EthnicityMexican American66.
Non-Hispanic, Black57.93.639.43.8
Non-Hispanic, White58.
Family incomebNegative/poor59.85.948.86.2
Near poor/low43.
EducationLess than high school57.94.4DNADNA
High school graduate58.64.8DNADNA
Some college60.23.1DNADNA

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_3-1: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.