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Table 2_1_3-2b

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_3.2b
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a dilated eye examination in the calendar year,a by ethnicity, United States, 2006
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 59.31.560.81.762.31.953.54.450.83.6
60 and over69.11.869.
Family incomebNegative/poor50.
Near poor/low53.72.955.33.557.
EducationcLess than high school50.82.749.13.748.34.652.
High school graduate60.42.562.42.764.
At least some college63.82.564.72.665.82.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 40–64Employed57.
Not employed61.12.562.02.866.43.552.35.955.85.6
Health insurance, ages 40–64Any private64.12.565.42.666.13.0DSUDSU55.37.7
Public only55.73.755.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only67.03.367.93.666.94.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private73.02.873.32.873.03.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other public58.54.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan61.81.864.01.966.
  Large central metro60.02.662.13.358.
  Large fringe metro65.03.668.53.872.94.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro60.
  Small metro62.76.364.35.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish60.11.660.71.762.51.953.34.453.25.4
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good61.
Activity limitationsdBasic activities57.62.757.
Complex activities53.
Neither basic nor complex activities60.71.962.

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 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 MEPS entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

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.


Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 2_1_3-2b: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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