Table 2_2_1-1

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_2_1.1
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes and with an HbA1c level less than 7.0% (optimal control),a United States, 2001-2004 and 2005-2008
Priority populationSample sizeWeighted sizePercentSESample sizeWeighted sizePercentSE
Total 1,04514,864,72454.12.587112,702,01353.52.6
60 and over7018,221,11358.03.16076,814,19459.52.8
EthnicityMexican American2011,155,81843.92.9245917,35736.83.2
Non-Hispanic, Black3072,512,20747.63.41871,741,54941.73.7
Non-Hispanic, White4189,590,20356.33.83788,578,40059.83.9
Family incomecNegative/poor2092,027,61345.34.31751,729,10244.45.5
Near poor/low2903,766,20662.93.42603,145,07851.56.3
EducationLess than high school4504,528,07449.43.93773,697,50942.44.1
High school graduate2494,096,48250.55.11903,138,62853.85.1
Some college3446,232,65958.73.63045,865,87558.93.0

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population, except where indicated, using two age groups: 40 to 59 and 60 and over.

b Age data are unadjusted.

c Estimates are based on a revised definition of poverty that incorporates information on family income, size, and composition and is calculated as a percentage of the U.S. Census Bureau's poverty thresholds.� Negative or poor refers to family incomes below the Federal poverty line for a given household size and composition; near poor/low, over 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.�� Respondents with unknown poverty information were excluded.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source:� Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.


Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 2_2_1-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.