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Table 18_5_2-1a

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_2.1a
Diabetes patients age 40 and over who had hemoglobin A1c measurement, retinal eye examination, and foot examination within the past year, by race, California, 2007
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 45.11.451.41.546.44.943.73.8DSUDSU61.29.457.36.3
Health insurance,a under age 65Private50.
Health insurance, age 65 and overTotal48.11.750.
Medicare and private50.
Medicare and public41.33.544.24.954.18.736.99.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomebNegative/poor31.63.331.64.942.
Near poor/low38.63.342.
EducationLess than high school28.22.828.24.849.49.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate46.32.750.
At least some college54.51.655.91.857.
Residence locationUrban44.81.551.91.746.
English proficiencyEnglish only51.81.552.11.645.
Well/very well46.82.946.25.7DSUDSU47.45.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Not well/not at all25.13.4DSUDSUDSUDSU29.16.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Born in U.S.Yes50.71.452.11.547.14.954.78.1DSUDSU61.29.456.06.4

a 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.

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 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.

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


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


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