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Table T2_4_1_2-2a

2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

This appendix provides detailed data tables for all measures analyzed for the 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. Tables are included for measures discussed in the main text of the reports as well as for other measures that were examined but not included in the main text.
Table 2_4_1_2.2a
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received 2 or more hemoglobin A1c measurements in the calendar year,a by race, United States, 2009
 Single race 
 TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 72.81.874.
60 and over76.
Family incomebNegative/poor68.
EducationcLess than high school66.03.566.84.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate73.02.874.43.370.45.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college75.92.377.12.873.24.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 40–64Employed71.
Not employed71.
Health insurance, ages 40–64Any private74.72.575.72.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only78.34.378.84.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private79.63.382.13.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan73.71.975.
  Large central metro68.
  Large fringe metro74.53.475.13.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro79.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish74.31.975.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good71.
Activity limitationsdBasic activities74.63.374.63.980.44.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities73.
Neither basic nor complex activities71.
U.S. bornYes75.31.975.

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. 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 June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T2_4_1_2-2a: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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