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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 9_2_2.1
Adults with doctor-diagnosed arthritis who reported they had effective, evidence-based arthritis education as an integral part of the management of their condition,a United States, 2006 and 2009
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 11.20.710.60.7
65 and over10.20.8DNADNA
Black only13.
White only10.90.810.40.8
Multiple racesDSUDSUDNADNA
EthnicityHispanic, all races9.81.516.32.6
Non-Hispanic, all races11.40.810.10.8
  Non-Hispanic, Black13.
  Non-Hispanic, White11.10.910.10.9
Health insurance,b ages 18-64All persons under 65 years11.61.0DNADNA
Health insurance, age 65 and overAll persons 65 years and over10.30.8DNADNA
  Medicare and private9.50.9DNADNA
  Medicare and public12.82.2DNADNA
  Medicare only10.51.4DNADNA
Family incomecNegative/poor10.21.811.31.7
Near poor/low12.
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school9.
High school graduate8.
At least some college13.00.9DNADNA
Location of residencedMetropolitan11.30.810.50.8
Large central metro13.41.8DNADNA
Large fringe metro9.61.5DNADNA
Medium metro10.41.3DNADNA
Small metro11.92.4DNADNA
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)11.82.1DNADNA
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)
Activity limitationsdBasic activities14.71.6DNADNA
Complex activities15.11.7DNADNA
Neither basic nor complex activities9.10.8DNADNA

a. Estimates are age adjusted to 2000 U.S. standard population.� Age data and health insurance data for age 65 and over are unadjusted.

b. A small number of people who were covered by both public and private health insurance plans were included in the "private" category only.

c. Negative or poor refers to family 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 National Health Interview Survey entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

DNA - Dana have not been analyzed.

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: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: T9_2_2_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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