T4_1_4_2b

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_4.2b
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who had their feet checked for sores or irritation in the calendar year,a by ethnicity, United States, 2008
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 64.31.665.91.866.82.364.82.854.63.0
Age40-5961.22.463.22.763.33.462.04.252.03.6
60 and over69.21.770.41.872.32.269.33.058.74.4
GenderMale64.32.366.62.568.02.964.14.950.85.0
Female64.32.065.32.365.33.265.53.157.93.9
Family incomebNegative/poor59.23.860.74.561.26.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low66.73.069.93.371.05.071.44.754.55.6
Middle60.52.962.13.460.54.169.75.852.75.4
High67.92.668.62.871.23.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationcLess than high school56.82.956.94.252.55.367.66.356.23.4
High school graduate63.02.963.73.362.34.267.04.6DSUDSU
At least some college69.12.370.72.474.52.860.24.9DSUDSU
Employment status, ages 40-64Employed66.22.567.92.770.43.165.44.547.65.7
Not employed63.03.265.73.663.75.073.75.052.54.6
Health insurance, ages 40-64Any private66.32.567.02.869.33.262.14.860.54.8
Public only63.03.666.34.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured56.05.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only66.93.867.74.269.25.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private71.03.272.13.374.63.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public69.44.771.25.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan66.11.668.31.870.02.365.03.055.53.2
  Large central metro60.03.064.33.770.34.457.35.048.44.0
  Large fringe metro69.03.069.43.268.04.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro70.93.272.63.474.44.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro66.94.666.25.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan54.34.554.94.753.25.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan55.16.155.46.353.37.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore52.55.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish65.41.866.01.966.82.364.82.857.44.9
Other56.53.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU52.63.4
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good63.32.164.62.366.12.860.53.753.64.3
Fair/poor66.32.368.72.768.53.672.34.154.73.6
Activity limitationsdBasic activities69.32.869.53.068.53.774.05.169.65.3
Complex activities66.93.067.93.267.13.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities62.22.064.22.365.72.860.53.753.53.3
U.S. bornYes65.31.866.41.966.62.365.73.051.05.2
No59.23.261.85.6DSUDSUDSUDSU56.53.5

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 March 2012
Internet Citation: T4_1_4_2b: 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_2b.html