T4_1_2_2d

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_2.2d
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received two or more hemoglobin A1c measurements in the calendar year,a by education,b United States, 2008
  TotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 72.01.862.33.472.63.175.62.6
Age40-5969.82.656.15.270.64.574.53.5
60 and over75.51.872.33.675.93.377.23.3
GenderMale72.62.361.65.078.43.672.93.5
Female71.42.563.44.168.04.679.13.2
RaceWhite, single race73.42.162.04.375.13.577.13.0
Black, single race68.93.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Asian, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races73.52.060.35.373.53.476.92.8
  Non-Hispanic, White75.72.4DSUDSU76.84.078.53.2
  Non-Hispanic, Black69.03.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Hispanic, all races63.23.164.63.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomecNegative/poor68.34.364.05.7DSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low68.44.067.65.571.37.2DSUDSU
Middle70.43.166.96.273.44.870.34.6
High76.03.0DSUDSU76.84.779.53.4
Employment status, ages 40-64Employed71.52.6DSUDSU69.34.376.13.9
Not employed71.43.469.24.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 40-64Any private73.22.7DSUDSU72.04.275.33.7
Public only73.34.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured54.56.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only72.63.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private78.23.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan71.71.962.93.572.23.574.82.9
  Large central metro66.93.157.05.0DSUDSU71.14.5
  Large fringe metro71.13.3DSUDSUDSUDSU70.04.4
  Medium metro74.74.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro79.04.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan72.84.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan75.95.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish74.02.062.94.973.93.377.22.7
Other57.83.959.84.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good71.82.356.95.575.93.473.53.2
Fair/poor72.42.767.84.367.55.580.94.0
Activity limitationsdBasic activities75.73.460.76.975.85.785.03.2
Complex activities79.23.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities69.92.160.64.170.63.672.42.9
U.S. bornYes74.02.161.95.174.83.376.72.9
No62.83.761.74.1DSUDSUDSUDSU

a. Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population using two age groups: 40-59 and 60 and over.

b. 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.

c. 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.

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.

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: T4_1_2_2d: 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_2d.html