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_3.2b
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a dilated eye examination in the calendar year,a by ethnicity, United States, 2008
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 61.41.562.71.764.82.357.
60 and over69.11.869.
Family incomebNegative/poor51.13.752.
Near poor/low56.53.558.74.361.65.863.
EducationcLess than high school53.
High school graduate58.82.859.
At least some college68.22.568.42.770.
Employment status, ages 40-64Employed56.82.758.02.961.43.744.84.848.06.4
Not employed58.82.961.03.564.04.458.
Health insurance, ages 40-64Any private62.42.362.62.565.
Public only56.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only68.43.768.23.967.04.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private75.
Medicare and other public74.53.875.64.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan61.71.663.21.965.82.458.53.354.03.3
  Large central metro59.72.661.03.363.84.657.
  Large fringe metro62.83.564.03.966.84.7DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro57.
  Small metro72.53.975.63.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish62.31.762.51.864.72.357.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good62.31.963.
Activity limitationsdBasic activities61.
Complex activities67.03.368.13.670.34.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities60.71.862.
U.S. bornYes63.01.862.91.964.92.458.03.364.84.3

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.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: T4_1_3_2b: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/4_diabetes/T4_1_3_2b.html