T4_1_4_2a

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_4.2a
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who had their feet checked for sores or irritation in the calendar year,a by race, United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 64.31.664.81.964.32.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Age40-5961.22.461.02.961.24.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
60 and over69.21.770.82.069.22.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale64.32.365.42.663.55.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female64.32.064.12.764.93.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomebNegative/poor59.23.860.15.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low66.73.066.53.870.54.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle60.52.958.73.469.95.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High67.92.670.42.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationcLess than high school56.82.953.83.267.36.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate63.02.962.13.766.34.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college69.12.372.82.759.74.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 40-64Employed66.22.568.32.864.74.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Not employed63.03.260.84.172.75.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 40-64Any private66.32.568.52.862.14.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only63.03.659.34.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured56.05.749.97.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only66.93.868.24.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private71.03.272.93.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public69.44.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan66.11.667.22.064.33.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro60.03.062.93.556.25.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro69.03.067.33.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro70.93.272.83.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro66.94.666.05.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan54.34.552.85.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan55.16.153.07.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore52.55.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish65.41.866.12.164.72.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Other56.53.554.63.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good63.32.164.32.560.73.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fair/poor66.32.365.92.970.24.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationsdBasic activities69.32.868.33.473.75.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities66.93.066.03.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities62.22.063.32.359.93.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
U.S. bornYes65.31.865.42.265.53.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No59.23.261.83.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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_4_2a: 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_2a.html