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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_2.2c
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 by family income,b United States, 2009
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 11.20.710.21.812.
65 and over10.
Black only13.
White only10.90.811.42.612.
EthnicityHispanic, all races9.
Non-Hispanic, all races11.40.810.
  Non-Hispanic, Black13.
  Non-Hispanic, White11.10.911.
Health insurance,c ages 18-64All persons under 65 years11.
Health insurance, age 65 and overAll persons 65 years and over10.
  Medicare and private9.50.9DSUDSU7.
  Medicare and public12.
  Medicare only10.51.4DSUDSU8.
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school9.72.3DSUDSUDSUDSU6.31.7DSUDSU
High school graduate8.
At least some college13.00.912.22.415.
Location of residencedMetropolitan11.
  Large central metro13.41.810.72.6DSUDSU13.
  Large fringe metro9.61.5DSUDSUDSUDSU8.41.612.23.1
  Medium metro10.41.311.02.6DSUDSU8.61.610.12.1
  Small metro11.92.4DSUDSUDSUDSU8.02.4DSUDSU
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)11.82.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)9.42.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationsdBasic activities14.71.613.
Complex activities15.11.712.22.915.62.913.92.4DSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities9.

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

b. Negative/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.

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

d. For more information, see the National Health Interview Survey 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: 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_2c: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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