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_2_2.1
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes with total cholesterol less than 200 mg/dL, United States, 2001-2004 and 2005-2008a
Priority populationSample sizeWeighted sizePercentSESample sizeWeighted sizePercentSE
Total 1,04114,802,25765.22.485012,436,91548.52.4
Age, not age adjusted40-593426,615,29659.53.52605,788,41943.33.2
60 and over6998,186,96174.51.95906,648,49656.92.5
EthnicityMexican American2011,155,81856.53.7241910,26651.93.9
Non-Hispanic, Black3072,507,07561.43.11801,678,82052.73.6
Non-Hispanic, White4159,548,18469.33.23688,383,12147.72.9
Family incomebNegative/poor2082,013,01861.24.51691,677,13340.05.0
Near poor/low2903,749,00954.24.22563,101,88845.33.6
EducationLess than high school4504,512,39859.13.93663,587,40252.64.0
High school graduate2464,073,98870.53.71883,112,81541.85.6
Some college3436,208,36366.53.62965,736,69849.83.5

a. Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population, except where indicated, 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.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: T4_2_2_1: 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_2_2_1.html