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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_1.2b
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received all four recommended services for diabetesa in the calendar year,b by ethnicity, United States, 2008
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 21.01.421.51.522.
60 and over29.01.928.
Family incomecNegative/poor16.22.515.82.913.43.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low17.92.418.72.920.
EducationdLess than high school16.12.315.63.3DSUDSU14.
High school graduate19.
At least some college25.22.325.82.426.
Employment status, ages 40-64Employed20.42.421.32.623.63.310.82.6DSUDSU
Not employed17.62.317.52.517.83.3DSUDSU18.34.4
Health insurance, ages 40-64Any private22.52.422.92.524.
Public only17.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only25.23.424.13.526.64.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private33.23.732.73.834.74.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public37.25.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationeMetropolitan20.21.320.61.421.
  Large central metro18.
  Large fringe metro21.12.721.22.822.63.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro20.02.420.32.720.33.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro22.33.922.44.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish21.11.521.11.622.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good20.91.821.91.923.12.516.02.815.63.5
Activity limitationseBasic activities24.
Complex activities25.32.924.92.925.03.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities19.11.720.11.921.52.513.52.617.12.8
U.S. bornYes21.31.521.21.622.

a. Includes two or more hemoglobin A1c measurements, a dilated eye examination, a foot examination, and a flu shot.

b. Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population using two age groups: 40-59 and 60 and over.

c. 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.

d. 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.

e. 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: 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: T4_1_1_2b: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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