T4_1_2_2a

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.

Table 4_1_2.2a
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received two or more hemoglobin A1c measurements in the calendar year,a by race, United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 72.01.873.52.168.93.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Age40-5969.82.671.53.067.15.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
60 and over75.61.876.72.271.74.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale72.52.373.72.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female71.62.573.42.971.14.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomebNegative/poor68.74.272.15.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low68.34.072.04.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle70.53.170.93.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High76.13.076.73.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationcLess than high school62.33.462.04.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate72.63.175.13.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college75.62.677.13.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 40-64Employed71.52.673.73.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Not employed71.63.474.73.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 40-64Any private73.22.775.53.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only72.94.279.04.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured56.86.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only72.63.874.64.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private78.23.376.83.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan71.71.973.22.268.53.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro66.93.170.13.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro71.13.369.94.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro74.74.077.74.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro79.34.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan72.84.874.15.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan75.95.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish74.02.076.02.369.33.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Other58.34.055.44.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good72.02.372.82.868.74.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fair/poor72.32.774.83.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationsdBasic activities75.73.478.83.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities79.03.582.63.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities70.02.171.32.564.84.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
U.S. bornYes74.02.175.82.469.63.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No63.13.661.24.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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.

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_2a: 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_2a.html