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
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 66.61.767.31.966.
60 and over70.11.770.41.869.
Family incomebNegative/poor63.03.663.84.3DSUDSU71.85.2DSUDSU
Near poor/low62.13.660.74.458.75.6DSUDSU68.45.2
EducationcLess than high school63.
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.
Not employed70.82.770.
Health insurance, ages 40-64Any private67.22.668.62.670.02.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only76.23.776.64.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only72.
Medicare and private66.
Medicare and other public71.24.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencedMetropolitan67.11.967.
  Large central metro62.
  Large fringe metro70.43.572.83.673.44.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro68.13.568.53.966.94.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro71.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish67.51.867.41.966.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good64.
Activity limitationsdBasic activities68.62.769.12.966.93.380.34.565.16.5
Complex activities72.32.972.
Neither basic nor complex activities64.
U.S. bornYes66.91.967.11.966.62.369.23.366.36.0

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_4-2b: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.