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Table 2_1_3-1

2010 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_3.1
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a dilated eye examination in the calendar year, United States, 2002-2007a
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 61.01.559.31.559.71.862.51.561.91.662.11.5
60 and over71.41.669.11.867.
RaceWhite, single race60.71.960.21.760.
Black, single race63.
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races63.01.760.81.761.31.963.71.762.61.662.71.6
  Non-Hispanic, White63.
  Non-Hispanic, Black62.
Hispanic, all races51.
Family incomebNegative/poor52.13.450.
Near poor/low53.63.353.72.947.
EducationcLess than high school54.12.850.82.748.
High school graduate58.72.660.42.561.92.662.52.865.42.463.42.8
At least some college67.82.563.82.565.42.767.92.564.52.866.32.5
Employment status, ages 40-64Employed59.42.857.
Not employed58.32.661.12.557.72.757.
Health insurance, ages 40-64Any private62.62.564.12.567.92.661.82.764.62.662.92.7
Public only55.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only65.
Medicare and private76.82.673.02.869.
Medicare and other public75.63.658.54.856.
Location of residencedMetropolitan62.01.661.81.860.
  Large central metro61.12.660.02.655.52.960.82.863.92.863.92.8
  Large fringe metro64.33.365.03.669.83.466.23.365.53.462.73.5
  Medium metro60.13.560.
  Small metro65.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish62.51.660.11.660.91.964.01.662.51.663.31.6
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good65.
Activity limitationsdBasic activities60.92.557.62.755.62.964.92.664.22.761.22.6
Complex activities55.52.953.
Neither basic nor complex activities61.

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 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: Table 2_1_3-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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