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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.

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Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who had their feet checked for sores or irritation in the calendar year,a United States, 2002-2008
  2008200720062005200420032002
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 64.31.666.61.769.11.670.71.471.51.672.71.473.01.3
Age40-5961.22.464.42.466.22.270.62.071.42.471.72.073.01.9
60 and over69.21.770.11.773.81.870.91.971.71.774.21.872.91.6
GenderMale64.32.366.92.368.22.270.82.471.52.172.62.074.11.8
Female64.32.066.62.170.01.970.61.971.62.372.81.872.01.8
RaceWhite, single race64.81.966.11.968.11.870.91.871.81.973.21.772.91.6
Black, single race64.32.970.93.178.02.875.43.174.73.472.63.474.22.8
Asian, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races65.91.867.31.970.61.771.91.571.51.873.11.574.31.5
  Non-Hispanic, White66.82.366.82.269.52.172.21.971.92.273.61.874.71.9
  Non-Hispanic, Black64.82.870.33.178.02.875.53.175.03.572.93.574.12.8
Hispanic, all races54.63.063.13.562.03.464.73.171.43.470.33.665.23.6
Family incomebNegative/poor59.23.863.03.670.63.167.93.274.73.164.84.170.03.7
Near poor/low66.73.062.13.661.13.163.83.463.33.668.33.373.42.8
Middle60.52.962.32.970.42.771.62.669.12.971.52.869.72.6
High67.92.674.22.572.02.874.62.676.22.978.32.877.22.1
EducationcLess than high school56.82.963.93.064.02.567.62.767.12.669.82.666.32.5
High school graduate63.02.963.12.767.92.569.92.569.73.070.72.872.22.4
At least some college69.12.371.82.572.92.375.02.676.72.576.42.678.32.0
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed66.22.565.52.970.72.672.33.269.43.771.52.971.52.8
Not employed63.03.270.82.773.22.367.32.874.42.670.63.074.22.6
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private66.32.567.22.672.22.471.32.672.12.874.02.473.62.4
Public only63.03.676.23.776.72.972.73.973.64.165.94.873.13.6
Uninsured56.05.752.95.956.85.560.45.3DSUDSUDSUDSU61.54.8
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only66.93.872.23.268.73.667.14.367.23.972.83.868.63.4
Medicare and private71.03.266.83.073.53.273.82.873.12.975.92.977.22.4
Medicare and other public69.44.771.24.571.05.669.35.072.14.678.44.070.04.9
Residence locationdMetropolitan66.11.667.11.970.61.671.31.772.51.875.11.674.11.5
  Large central metro60.03.062.83.071.02.872.42.773.22.873.52.873.12.6
  Large fringe metro69.03.070.43.572.93.468.33.573.84.076.93.178.02.9
  Medium metro70.93.268.13.667.33.072.23.270.13.376.43.873.93.2
  Small metro66.94.671.25.071.94.973.76.073.44.772.84.168.65.3
Nonmetropolitan54.34.564.54.063.73.968.72.867.63.562.93.268.53.2
  Micropolitan55.16.166.94.771.74.070.33.869.14.464.84.269.43.8
  Noncore52.55.1DSUDSU50.45.667.44.265.46.560.15.566.56.2
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish65.41.867.51.870.11.771.21.672.21.873.11.474.01.4
Other56.53.561.43.759.73.866.73.665.64.569.63.765.54.2
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good63.32.164.22.267.82.071.01.971.42.274.01.872.51.9
Fair/poor66.32.370.52.271.32.270.12.271.62.270.82.373.62.0
Activity limitationsdBasic activities69.32.868.62.773.62.172.52.474.62.475.72.476.62.3
Complex activities66.93.072.32.974.92.472.02.775.62.272.02.975.72.3
Neither basic nor complex activities62.22.064.62.266.22.168.61.970.12.270.81.770.51.7
U.S. bornYes65.31.866.91.9DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC73.01.474.31.4
No59.23.265.43.4DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC71.13.265.24.0

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.

DNC - Data not collected.

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_4_1: 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_4_1.html