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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_4.2a
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who had their feet checked for sores or irritation in the calendar year,a by race, United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 64.31.664.81.964.32.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
60 and over69.21.770.
Family incomebNegative/poor59.23.860.15.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low66.
EducationcLess than high school56.82.953.
High school graduate63.02.962.13.766.34.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college69.12.372.82.759.74.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 40-64Employed66.22.568.32.864.74.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Not employed63.
Health insurance, ages 40-64Any private66.32.568.52.862.14.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only66.93.868.24.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private71.
Residence locationdMetropolitan66.11.667.
  Large central metro60.
  Large fringe metro69.
  Medium metro70.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish65.41.866.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good63.
Activity limitationsdBasic activities69.32.868.33.473.75.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities66.
Neither basic nor complex activities62.
U.S. bornYes65.31.865.

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_4_2a: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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