Table 2_1_1-2b

2010 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_1.2b
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received all three recommended services for diabetes (hemoglobin A1c measurement, dilated eye examination, and foot examination) in the calendar year,a by ethnicity, United States, 2007
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 37.41.639.31.841.
60 and over43.
Family incomebNegative/poor22.
Near poor/low28.
EducationcLess than high school29.22.930.
High school graduate31.92.532.42.833.63.430.65.3DSUDSU
At least some college47.12.849.02.951.93.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 40-64Employed39.
Not employed33.42.932.
Health insurance, ages 40-64Any private42.02.743.92.947.03.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only28.34.726.95.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only39.04.341.64.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private46.
Medicare and other public43.34.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencedMetropolitan38.01.840.
  Large central metro32.62.834.73.437.
  Large fringe metro45.
  Medium metro34.13.335.23.736.24.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish38.71.839.31.941.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good40.
Activity limitationsdBasic activities36.52.738.
Complex activities32.
Neither basic nor complex activities38.42.340.12.542.72.929.74.631.24.2
U.S. bornYes38.51.839.41.941.

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population with two age-groups: 40-59, 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 B: Detailed Methods.

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.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 2_1_1-2b: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.