Table 2_2_2-1

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_2.1
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes and a total cholesterol level at or below 200 mg/dL,a United States, 2001-2004 and 2005-2008
Priority populationSample sizeWeighted sizePercentSESample sizeWeighted sizePercentSE
Total 1,04114,802,25765.22.485012,436,91548.52.4
60 and over6998,186,96174.51.95906,648,49656.92.5
EthnicityMexican American2011,155,81856.53.7241910,26651.93.9
Non-Hispanic, Black3072,507,07561.43.11801,678,82052.73.6
Non-Hispanic, White4159,548,18469.33.23688,383,12147.72.9
Family incomecNegative/poor2082,013,01861.24.51691,677,13340.05.0
Near poor/low2903,749,00954.24.22563,101,88845.33.6
EducationLess than high school4504,512,39859.13.93663,587,40252.64.0
High school graduate2464,073,98870.53.71883,112,81541.85.6
Some college3436,208,36366.53.62965,736,69849.83.5

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 October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 2_2_2-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.