Table 2_1_4-2c

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_4.2c
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who had their feet checked for sores or irritation in the calendar year,a by family income,b United States, 2007
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 66.61.763.03.662.13.662.32.974.22.5
Age40-5964.42.459.45.060.95.056.44.575.03.6
60 and over70.11.768.74.863.94.171.72.973.13.3
GenderMale66.92.366.05.762.65.458.94.075.23.4
Female66.62.160.74.762.04.466.63.773.03.7
RaceWhite, single race66.11.959.54.761.34.063.43.272.52.9
Black, single race70.93.173.15.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Asian, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races67.31.963.84.360.74.461.63.475.62.7
  Non-Hispanic, White66.82.2DSUDSU58.75.662.33.874.13.1
  Non-Hispanic, Black70.33.171.85.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Hispanic, all races63.13.6DSUDSU68.45.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationcLess than high school63.93.069.14.562.45.159.65.7DSUDSU
High school graduate63.12.7DSUDSU58.46.165.44.368.14.2
At least some college71.82.5DSUDSUDSUDSU59.45.377.93.2
Employment status, ages 40-64Employed65.52.9DSUDSUDSUDSU55.54.776.53.5
Not employed70.82.767.45.069.95.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 40-64Any private67.22.6DSUDSUDSUDSU59.94.275.73.2
Public only76.23.771.75.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured52.95.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only72.23.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private66.83.0DSUDSUDSUDSU74.64.469.34.8
Medicare and other public71.24.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencedMetropolitan67.11.960.84.063.84.162.73.274.72.7
  Large central metro62.83.058.86.165.96.054.44.672.35.5
  Large fringe metro70.43.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU74.54.7
  Medium metro68.13.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro71.25.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan64.54.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan66.94.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish67.51.866.44.062.34.261.73.274.82.6
Other61.43.7DSUDSU65.76.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good64.22.259.35.956.84.856.13.974.13.0
Fair/poor70.52.364.54.868.65.071.83.975.84.4
Activity limitationsdBasic activities68.62.768.64.773.65.068.35.067.06.4
Complex activities72.32.970.75.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities64.62.253.35.853.15.057.34.076.32.9
U.S. bornYes66.91.965.84.161.94.361.43.373.92.7
No65.43.4DSUDSU64.75.9DSUDSUDSUDSU

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: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 2_1_4-2c: 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_4-2c.html