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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 12d: Adults with diabetes who had a retinal eye examination in past year, by educationa, United States, 2001

  Total Less than high school graduate High school graduate At least some college
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                 
Total 69.7 1.3 64.0 2.5 70.3 2.3 74.9 2.5
                 
Age                
    18-44 60.3 3.7 * * * * * *
    45-64 67.7 2.1 61.9 4.1 70.5 3.8 69.9 3.7
    65 and over 75.1 2.1 69.1 3.4 75.9 3.3 85.4 3.6
                 
Gender                
    Male 70.2 2.1 67.0 3.7 70.9 3.7 72.2 3.7
    Female 69.1 2.0 61.6 3.3 69.8 3.3 78.6 3.3
                 
Race                
    White 70.5 1.5 62.0 2.8 73.9 2.6 75.3 2.7
    Black 67.3 3.5 68.5 5.2 * * * *
    Asian or Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
    American Indian or Alaska Native * * * * * * * *
                 
Ethnicity                
    Non-Hispanic 71.4 1.5 66.0 3.0 71.7 2.4 75.7 2.6
      White 72.6 1.7 64.1 3.6 75.2 2.6 76.4 2.8
      Black 67.5 3.5 67.7 5.3 * * * *
    Hispanic 57.5 3.4 57.2 4.4 * * * *
                 
Family incomeb                
    Negative or poor 62.3 3.9 67.0 5.0 * * * *
    Near poor/low 65.7 3.1 60.8 4.2 * * * *
    Middle 69.1 2.7 65.6 5.1 70.1 4.4 71.7 4.9
    High 76.2 2.3 * * 74.8 4.4 79.9 3.1
                 
Insurance coverage                
Under age 65                
    Any private 68.3 2.2 58.1 5.4 67.9 3.9 72.6 3.4
    Public only 63.9 4.2 * * * * * *
    Uninsured 49.2 6.4 * * * * * *
Age 65 and over                
    Medicare only 68.7 3.9 64.0 5.4 * * * *
    Medicare and private 81.8 2.9 * * * * * *
    Medicare and other public 66.9 5.6 * * * * * *
                 
Residence locationc                
    Metropolitan-large 70.2 2.0 66.3 3.6 68.4 3.3 75.1 3.4
    Metropolitan-small 70.7 2.7 64.3 4.6 73.8 4.7 73.9 5.2
    Micropolitan 70.7 3.3 64.3 5.6 * * * *
    Noncore 59.0 6.7 * * * * * *
                 

aPersons age 18 and over. Less than high school graduate 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.

bNegative or poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, over 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.

cSee MEPS entry in the Data Sources Appendix (Appendix A) for more information.

*Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality or confidentiality.

Key: SE: Standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

 

 

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