T4_1_4_2c

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_4.2c
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who had their feet checked for sores or irritation in the calendar year,a by family income,b United States, 2008
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 64.31.659.23.866.73.060.52.967.92.6
Age40-5961.22.459.74.963.64.756.04.165.23.8
60 and over69.21.758.45.171.62.767.83.772.33.0
GenderMale64.32.349.76.568.34.961.83.667.73.4
Female�64.32.064.64.366.23.959.14.268.23.6
RaceWhite, single race64.81.960.15.366.53.858.73.470.42.8
Black, single race64.32.9DSUDSU70.54.769.95.7DSUDSU
Asian, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races65.91.860.74.569.93.362.13.468.62.8
  Non-Hispanic, White66.82.361.26.871.05.060.54.171.23.1
  Non-Hispanic, Black64.82.8DSUDSU71.44.769.75.8DSUDSU
Hispanic, all races54.63.0DSUDSU54.55.652.75.4DSUDSU
EducationcLess than high school�56.82.962.65.459.95.056.15.0DSUDSU
High school graduate�63.02.9DSUDSU69.84.858.55.167.05.3
At least some college69.12.3DSUDSUDSUDSU65.84.571.42.9
Employment status, ages 40-64Employed66.22.5DSUDSU69.85.859.34.171.23.2
Not employed63.03.258.15.565.35.366.85.8DSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 40-64Any private66.32.5DSUDSUDSUDSU61.94.169.53.1
Public only63.03.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured��56.05.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only��66.93.8DSUDSU64.75.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private�71.03.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU72.64.8
Medicare and other public69.44.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan66.11.659.94.066.93.463.43.169.72.6
  Large central metro60.03.058.76.158.45.857.95.764.35.0
  Large fringe metro69.03.0DSUDSUDSUDSU57.06.274.73.8
  Medium metro70.93.2DSUDSUDSUDSU71.95.1DSUDSU
  Small metro66.94.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan54.34.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan55.16.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore52.55.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish�65.41.858.54.569.63.461.73.268.42.7
Other56.53.5DSUDSU54.56.352.66.8DSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good�63.32.154.25.862.04.561.73.667.02.9
Fair/poor��66.32.363.54.772.84.059.84.770.65.2
Activity limitationsdBasic activities69.32.867.55.177.64.665.75.667.17.0
Complex activities66.93.060.75.871.36.7DSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities62.22.052.45.662.94.156.63.668.32.8
U.S. bornYes�65.31.859.34.670.53.360.63.368.62.8
No��59.23.2DSUDSU53.95.461.05.4DSUDSU

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_2c: 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_2c.html