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Table 2_1_1-2d

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 2_1_1.2d
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received all three recommended services for diabetes in the calendar year (hemoglobin A1c measurement, dilated eye examination, and foot examination),a by education,b United States, 2006
  TotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 41.41.731.42.642.92.846.42.6
60 and over47.
RaceWhite, single race42.41.931.
Black, single race36.
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races43.31.832.33.645.
Non-Hispanic, White44.
Non-Hispanic, Black36.
Hispanic, all races31.73.331.64.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomecNegative/poor33.84.533.95.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low31.72.727.64.337.84.7DSUDSU
Employment status, ages 40–64Employed44.
Not employed42.92.938.74.344.
Health insurance, ages 40–64Any private48.52.8DSUDSU51.44.350.24.2
Public only38.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only43.
Medicare and private47.93.9DSUDSUDSUDSU54.26.2
Medicare and other public37.85.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan43.81.835.
  Large central metro41.
  Large fringe metro46.33.7DSUDSUDSUDSU52.25.3
  Medium metro43.02.635.46.1DSUDSU45.95.0
  Small metro47.86.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish42.31.832.23.342.82.947.22.8
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good44.
Activity limitationsdBasic activities38.82.737.44.643.54.436.34.3
Complex activities36.
Neither basic nor complex activities42.

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population using two age groups: 40–59 and 60 and over.

b 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.

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 For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

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.


Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 2_1_1-2d: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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