Table T2_4_1_4-2c

2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

This appendix provides detailed data tables for all measures analyzed for the 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. Tables are included for measures discussed in the main text of the reports as well as for other measures that were examined but not included in the main text.
Table 2_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, 2009
 TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 64.71.558.73.664.53.061.42.770.82.9
Age40–5961.02.052.25.560.34.457.93.768.14.0
60 and over70.71.869.24.171.13.467.13.175.13.5
GenderMale66.52.060.95.267.94.462.54.070.53.8
Female62.92.056.34.362.04.060.43.771.14.1
RaceWhite, single race65.21.858.94.764.23.960.03.672.33.3
Black, single race64.52.855.95.765.54.665.74.3DSUDSU
Asian, single race56.46.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races65.81.760.14.566.03.562.63.170.73.0
  Non-Hispanic, White66.62.1DSUDSU66.04.960.94.472.53.5
  Non-Hispanic, Black65.22.857.45.866.84.665.64.3DSUDSU
Hispanic, all races58.03.053.44.857.96.251.54.8DSUDSU
EducationcLess than high school57.33.057.55.164.24.850.04.8DSUDSU
High school graduate63.82.759.45.565.45.160.84.768.65.3
At least some college68.42.4DSUDSU63.45.868.13.972.33.5
Employment status, ages 40–64Employed62.92.6DSUDSU60.68.254.14.370.93.7
Not employed65.52.652.74.164.95.071.24.6DSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 40–64Any private67.12.3DSUDSU57.67.363.53.973.63.2
Public only60.33.752.65.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured46.55.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only71.53.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private70.83.3DSUDSUDSUDSU69.84.9DSUDSU
Medicare and other public78.53.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan65.61.557.14.566.63.262.32.972.02.9
  Large central metro64.52.757.65.265.24.561.14.870.45.1
  Large fringe metro64.43.1DSUDSUDSUDSU59.65.773.04.7
  Medium metro67.43.4DSUDSUDSUDSU65.55.1DSUDSU
  Small metro68.14.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan60.93.6DSUDSUDSUDSU57.66.4DSUDSU
  Micropolitan66.85.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore51.55.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish66.11.660.64.366.23.562.82.971.02.9
Other53.53.251.15.755.16.650.65.7DSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good64.81.759.15.463.33.862.73.068.63.3
Fair/poor64.52.558.34.365.74.459.04.980.15.1
Activity limitationsdBasic activities65.02.958.16.169.94.361.06.275.55.5
Complex activities63.33.353.96.068.75.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities64.81.860.54.962.14.261.73.069.93.4
U.S. bornYes66.91.659.74.366.33.563.13.173.23.0
No53.22.954.15.656.56.052.94.5DSUDSU

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 MEPS 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.

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T2_4_1_4-2c: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr12/4_diabetes/T2_4_1_4-2c.html