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Table 18_5_2-1c

2009 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 18_5_2.1c
Diabetes patients age 40 and over who had hemoglobin A1c measurement, retinal eye examination, and foot examination within the past year, by family income,a California, 2007
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 45.11.431.63.338.63.344.13.755.21.6
Health insurance,b under age 65Private50.12.2DSUDSU38.27.436.76.358.02.2
Health insurance, age 65 and overTotal48.11.739.44.942.63.549.
Medicare and private50.
Medicare and public41.33.540.26.641.65.639.
Medicare only53.36.5DSUDSU39.910.6DSUDSU74.06.9
EducationLess than high school28.22.830.04.824.44.436.87.525.15.9
High school graduate46.32.725.95.547.15.545.66.853.03.6
At least some college54.51.640.25.952.54.946.
Residence locationUrban44.81.531.23.537.93.641.
English proficiencyEnglish only51.81.537.
Well/very well46.82.939.86.945.15.945.77.652.13.8
Not well/not at all25.13.423.
Born in U.S.Yes50.71.437.94.444.43.447.13.956.91.7

a 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 300 percent of the poverty line; and high, 300 percent of the poverty line and over. Missing values for family income were imputed using multiple imputation methodology. A small number of people were excluded because their family income could not be imputed.

b A small number of people who were covered by both public and private health insurance plans were included in the "public health insurance" category only.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: University of California, Los Angeles, Center for Health Policy Research, California Health Interview Survey.


Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 18_5_2-1c: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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