Table 2_1_4-2b

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_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, 2007
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 66.61.767.31.966.82.270.33.163.13.6
Age40-5964.42.465.32.765.13.367.04.360.44.7
60 and over70.11.770.41.869.62.175.74.267.54.9
GenderMale66.92.367.32.666.92.967.95.564.35.0
Female66.62.167.52.467.53.072.23.862.34.4
Family incomebNegative/poor63.03.663.84.3DSUDSU71.85.2DSUDSU
Near poor/low62.13.660.74.458.75.6DSUDSU68.45.2
Middle62.32.961.63.462.33.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
High74.22.575.62.774.13.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationcLess than high school63.93.064.74.062.04.975.86.063.34.5
High school graduate63.12.764.02.964.03.463.96.1DSUDSU
At least some college71.82.571.72.671.63.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 40-64Employed65.52.967.53.068.43.3DSUDSU50.37.2
Not employed70.82.770.83.072.03.5DSUDSU71.16.0
Health insurance, ages 40-64Any private67.22.668.62.670.02.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only76.23.776.64.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured52.95.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only72.23.271.53.569.84.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private66.83.067.13.166.03.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public71.24.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencedMetropolitan67.11.967.92.168.12.569.93.463.23.7
  Large central metro62.83.061.03.659.25.067.05.165.14.7
  Large fringe metro70.43.572.83.673.44.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro68.13.568.53.966.94.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro71.25.074.75.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan64.54.064.84.262.94.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan66.94.767.34.965.15.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish67.51.867.41.966.72.270.13.168.25.3
Other61.43.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU60.44.4
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good64.22.264.62.464.43.066.84.259.65.0
Fair/poor70.52.371.72.570.62.976.25.166.35.1
Activity limitationsdBasic activities68.62.769.12.966.93.380.34.565.16.5
Complex activities72.32.972.53.071.33.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities64.62.265.42.566.43.062.44.459.24.3
U.S. bornYes66.91.967.11.966.62.369.23.366.36.0
No65.43.469.45.8DSUDSUDSUDSU61.94.2

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_4-2b: 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_4-2b.html