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2011 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.

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Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received two or more hemoglobin A1c measurements in the calendar year,a United States, 2002-2008
  2008200720062005200420032002
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 72.01.875.01.676.81.676.61.576.91.775.31.680.71.4
Age40-5969.82.671.82.473.12.472.92.375.42.272.02.481.71.9
60 and over75.61.880.11.882.81.782.51.779.22.080.51.779.21.7
GenderMale72.52.377.12.275.22.574.92.276.92.376.42.280.91.9
Female71.62.572.52.378.41.978.11.976.82.373.92.580.72.0
RaceWhite, single race73.52.175.61.877.01.876.71.877.51.874.81.980.11.6
Black, single race68.93.674.63.176.43.482.62.974.74.475.44.081.53.4
Asian, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races73.52.077.01.777.01.876.91.677.61.876.21.881.21.6
  Non-Hispanic, White75.82.478.42.077.22.177.31.978.72.076.12.180.61.9
  Non-Hispanic, Black69.03.574.53.176.43.482.42.974.84.575.34.181.33.4
Hispanic, all races63.63.163.83.878.02.875.23.272.33.569.73.677.62.8
Family incomebNegative/poor68.74.268.34.474.83.677.73.475.74.573.84.483.93.3
Near poor/low68.34.071.13.874.53.169.93.875.54.175.23.381.63.1
Middle70.53.174.63.079.12.377.12.775.92.672.43.377.62.5
High76.13.079.42.676.72.978.62.478.62.478.12.581.72.4
EducationcLess than high school62.33.469.53.477.12.679.62.676.42.873.92.877.02.8
High school graduate72.63.174.42.678.42.576.32.875.53.174.42.681.92.1
At least some college75.62.677.62.576.92.576.12.478.12.477.42.982.02.1
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed71.52.675.92.474.82.574.33.177.12.676.22.978.62.6
Not employed71.63.478.02.681.22.380.52.575.02.975.83.084.22.3
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private73.22.779.02.279.12.178.72.477.22.376.42.881.92.0
Public only72.94.275.93.776.33.380.82.981.54.077.03.281.14.2
Uninsured56.86.362.65.569.46.065.25.6DSUDSUDSUDSU73.85.0
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only72.63.873.34.284.13.480.23.680.94.376.54.179.03.6
Medicare and private78.23.381.82.980.43.185.22.777.13.180.42.879.02.9
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSU83.03.473.65.388.94.085.94.283.24.1
Residence locationdMetropolitan71.71.974.61.876.51.876.61.776.41.874.61.980.81.6
  Large central metro66.93.171.32.874.02.978.42.677.32.673.13.079.02.7
  Large fringe metro71.13.377.53.277.03.174.14.079.83.476.53.684.92.4
  Medium metro74.74.074.93.377.83.676.42.875.64.077.33.877.33.4
  Small metro79.34.1DSUDSU80.75.077.85.470.35.072.36.185.83.3
Nonmetropolitan72.84.876.93.878.43.376.53.178.83.977.73.380.62.7
  Micropolitan75.95.577.24.883.62.983.83.779.04.581.24.580.03.6
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSU69.46.866.84.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish74.02.076.31.777.41.776.31.676.81.876.11.881.21.5
Other58.34.064.64.573.03.779.43.977.94.369.84.377.74.0
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good72.02.374.62.175.22.073.52.176.02.171.72.279.11.8
Fair/poor72.32.775.62.679.82.181.82.078.32.480.72.283.12.0
Activity limitationsdBasic activities75.73.471.72.981.52.280.32.278.52.779.12.583.32.3
Complex activities79.03.577.13.180.52.584.22.379.82.980.22.883.42.8
Neither basic nor complex activities70.02.175.62.074.42.174.72.276.31.972.42.378.61.8
U.S. bornYes74.02.176.51.7DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC76.01.882.01.5
No63.13.666.93.6DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC72.73.873.24.1

a. Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population using two age groups: 40-59 and 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 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.

DNC - Data not collected.

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.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T4_1_2_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/4_diabetes/T4_1_2_1.html