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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_4.2d
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who had their feet checked for sores or irritation in the calendar year,a by education,b United States, 2008
  TotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 64.31.656.82.963.02.969.12.3
60 and over69.51.665.12.973.62.769.13.1
RaceWhite, single race64.81.953.
Black, single race�64.22.967.36.666.34.659.74.9
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races66.01.856.
  Non-Hispanic, White66.82.352.55.362.
  Non-Hispanic, Black64.72.867.66.367.04.660.24.9
Hispanic, all races54.
Family incomecNegative/poor58.93.862.65.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low66.
Employment status, ages 40-64Employed66.32.555.
Not employed63.23.360.64.866.
Health insurance, ages 40-64Any private66.32.558.
Public only63.13.567.65.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only66.93.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private71.63.2DSUDSUDSUDSU72.54.5
Medicare and other public68.64.861.45.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan66.11.658.
  Large central metro59.
  Large fringe metro69.13.0DSUDSU73.04.869.24.0
  Medium metro71.23.2DSUDSU70.34.977.44.2
  Small metro66.54.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish65.41.754.93.964.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good63.
Activity limitationsdBasic activities69.02.959.65.370.04.876.14.4
Complex activities67.
Neither basic nor complex activities62.
U.S. bornYes65.31.852.

a. Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. 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 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_2d: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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