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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_3.2a
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a dilated eye examination in the calendar year,a by race, United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 61.41.563.01.957.13.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
60 and over69.11.869.
Family incomebNegative/poor51.13.751.74.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low56.53.557.
EducationcLess than high school53.
High school graduate58.82.861.53.454.95.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college68.22.570.72.961.55.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 40-64Employed56.82.759.73.444.24.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Not employed58.82.960.43.558.75.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 40-64Any private62.42.364.92.851.75.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only56.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only68.43.767.34.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private75.
Residence locationdMetropolitan61.71.663.51.957.93.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro59.72.661.53.356.35.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro62.83.565.34.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro57.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish62.31.764.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good62.31.964.02.356.03.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationsdBasic activities61.
Complex activities67.03.368.73.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities60.71.862.52.354.93.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
U.S. bornYes63.01.864.

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 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: 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: T4_1_3_2a: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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