Table 2_1_2-2b

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_2.2b
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a hemoglobin A1c measurement in the calendar year,a by ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 88.01.290.01.291.31.483.82.677.83.2
Age40-5984.91.887.91.989.02.3DSUDSU71.04.8
60 and over93.01.093.41.194.91.084.44.0DSUDSU
GenderMale88.31.790.81.791.81.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
Female87.71.789.01.990.52.482.93.581.43.7
Family incomebNegative/poor80.73.585.54.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low84.02.985.33.583.94.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle86.22.585.92.987.43.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
High93.51.595.31.396.51.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationcLess than high school81.73.083.43.982.44.7DSUDSU78.14.5
High school graduate87.61.988.22.190.22.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college91.01.893.41.694.71.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 40-64Employed89.21.791.21.892.41.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Not employed88.12.089.22.291.82.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 40-64Any private91.51.593.01.594.61.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only84.73.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured75.35.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only86.93.387.53.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private96.91.197.11.196.81.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencedMetropolitan87.71.390.11.491.61.684.02.977.23.4
  Large central metro82.22.586.02.9DSUDSU85.23.974.05.0
  Large fringe metro92.02.092.92.094.32.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro89.12.390.12.590.63.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metroDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan89.62.889.82.990.33.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan90.23.890.53.990.84.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish89.11.290.01.391.21.483.62.7DSUDSU
Other79.23.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU77.24.5
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good88.91.591.11.692.21.985.73.576.24.8
Fair/poor86.51.987.92.089.52.3DSUDSU80.14.1
Activity limitationsdBasic activities85.52.287.32.388.42.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities86.22.387.92.489.72.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities89.01.591.41.592.81.784.53.979.43.7
U.S. bornYes89.51.290.11.391.51.483.02.9DSUDSU
No80.53.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU76.04.2

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.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 2_1_2-2b: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/2_diabetes/T2_1_2-2b.html