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Table 2_1_2-2a

2010 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 2_1_2.2a
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a hemoglobin A1c measurement in the calendar year,a by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
60 and over93.
Family incomebNegative/poor80.73.578.54.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationcLess than high school81.
High school graduate87.61.989.12.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college91.01.891.52.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 40-64Employed89.21.789.71.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Not employed88.
Health insurance, ages 40-64Any private91.51.592.61.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only84.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only86.93.387.64.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private96.
Location of residencedMetropolitan87.71.388.21.584.12.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro82.22.582.
  Large fringe metro92.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish89.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good88.91.589.21.885.73.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationsdBasic activities85.
Complex activities86.22.387.42.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities89.01.589.71.684.63.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
U.S. bornYes89.

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population with two age-groups: 40-59, 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 October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 2_1_2-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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