T4_1_2_2c

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_2.2c
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received two or more hemoglobin A1c measurements in the calendar year,a by family income,b United States, 2008
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 72.01.868.74.268.34.070.53.176.13.0
Age40-5969.82.6DSUDSU65.06.272.34.072.74.1
60 and over75.61.880.84.173.63.467.64.281.63.5
GenderMale72.52.3DSUDSU64.76.472.54.075.63.6
Female71.62.566.95.571.65.868.34.276.74.3
RaceWhite, single race73.52.172.15.572.04.370.93.476.73.3
Black, single race68.93.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Asian, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races73.52.069.65.270.65.072.23.576.83.1
  Non-Hispanic, White75.82.4DSUDSU77.55.673.24.077.73.5
  Non-Hispanic, Black69.03.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Hispanic, all races63.63.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationcLess than high school62.33.464.05.767.65.566.96.2DSUDSU
High school graduate72.63.1DSUDSU71.37.273.44.876.84.7
At least some college75.62.6DSUDSUDSUDSU70.34.679.53.4
Employment status, ages 40-64Employed71.52.6DSUDSUDSUDSU64.35.176.53.6
Not employed71.63.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 40-64Any private73.22.7DSUDSUDSUDSU68.64.676.33.8
Public only72.94.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured56.86.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only72.63.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private78.23.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan71.71.970.24.465.34.669.73.276.63.1
  Large central metro66.93.1DSUDSU54.67.164.65.8DSUDSU
  Large fringe metro71.13.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU72.84.7
  Medium metro74.74.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro79.34.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan72.84.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan75.95.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish74.02.070.85.172.24.873.53.276.43.1
Other58.34.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good72.02.3DSUDSU66.05.772.83.775.83.5
Fair/poor72.32.774.25.371.06.267.64.5DSUDSU
Activity limitationsdBasic activities75.73.478.85.473.88.078.14.8DSUDSU
Complex activities79.03.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities70.02.1DSUDSU61.25.168.03.876.83.1
U.S. bornYes74.02.174.75.172.44.873.13.475.63.3
No63.13.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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_2c: 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_2c.html