T4_1_2_2b

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_2.2b
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received two or more hemoglobin A1c measurements in the calendar year,a by ethnicity, United States, 2008
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 72.01.873.52.075.82.469.03.563.63.1
Age40-5969.82.671.72.974.53.467.25.060.74.4
60 and over75.61.876.52.077.72.571.84.568.24.9
GenderMale72.52.375.32.577.03.0DSUDSU56.25.4
Female71.62.571.72.974.43.571.04.470.44.3
Family incomebNegative/poor68.74.269.65.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low68.34.070.65.077.55.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle70.53.172.23.573.24.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
High76.13.076.83.177.73.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationcLess than high school62.33.460.35.3DSUDSUDSUDSU64.63.8
High school graduate72.63.173.53.476.84.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college75.62.676.92.878.53.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 40-64Employed71.52.673.22.876.43.5DSUDSU56.76.5
Not employed71.63.473.54.078.14.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 40-64Any private73.22.774.12.976.83.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only72.94.274.25.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured56.86.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only72.63.872.34.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private78.23.378.93.477.63.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan71.71.973.32.175.82.668.73.763.73.4
  Large central metro66.93.170.73.8DSUDSUDSUDSU56.54.8
  Large fringe metro71.13.371.13.570.14.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro74.74.076.24.479.75.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro79.34.178.84.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan72.84.873.95.075.25.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan75.95.575.65.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish74.02.074.12.176.22.569.23.6DSUDSU
Other58.34.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU57.24.2
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good72.02.372.82.574.23.168.84.263.74.9
Fair/poor72.32.774.93.178.73.6DSUDSU62.04.4
Activity limitationsdBasic activities75.73.476.23.680.14.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities79.03.579.83.784.33.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities70.02.171.82.473.83.064.94.162.24.0
U.S. bornYes74.02.174.12.276.12.569.63.7DSUDSU
No63.13.668.35.9DSUDSUDSUDSU57.74.1

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.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: 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_2b: 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_2b.html