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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 13d: Adults with diabetes who had a foot 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 66.3 1.5 66.3 2.4 63.9 2.7 68.6 3.0
                 
Age                
    18-44 52.0 4.6 * * * * * *
    45-64 68.7 2.4 69.6 3.8 64.8 3.7 71.2 4.1
    65 and over 69.3 2.2 68.7 3.6 68.1 4.1 71.8 4.8
                 
Gender                
    Male 69.5 2.2 64.8 3.7 70.8 3.6 72.0 3.6
    Female 63.0 2.2 67.4 3.3 57.4 4.1 63.8 4.2
                 
Race                
    White 66.3 1.8 65.2 2.9 63.4 3.2 69.9 3.4
    Black 67.2 3.5 68.5 5.3 * * * *
    Asian or Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
    American Indian or Alaska Native * * * * * * * *
                 
Ethnicity                
    Non-Hispanic 67.5 1.7 68.2 2.8 65.2 2.9 69.1 3.1
      White 67.9 2.1 67.7 3.5 64.9 3.4 70.7 3.6
      Black 67.9 3.5 68.6 5.4 * * * *
    Hispanic 57.9 3.6 59.9 4.6 * * * *
                 
Family incomeb                
    Negative or poor 70.9 3.5 77.2 4.1 * * * *
    Near poor/low 66.4 3.0 65.2 4.2 * * * *
    Middle 63.3 2.8 60.8 5.7 60.9 4.9 69.7 5.0
    High 67.3 3.2 * * 68.0 4.9 67.6 4.2
                 
Insurance coverage                
Under age 65                
    Any private 63.3 2.6 60.1 5.4 61.1 4.0 66.2 3.8
    Public only 74.9 3.9 * * * * * *
    Uninsured 53.0 6.5 * * * * * *
Age 65 and over                
    Medicare only 65.9 4.1 * * * * * *
    Medicare and private 72.0 3.0 * * * * * *
    Medicare and other public * * * * * * * *
                 
Residence locationc                
    Metropolitan-large 67.0 2.3 65.1 3.5 62.3 4.2 72.3 3.7
    Metropolitan-small 66.2 2.7 70.4 4.7 62.6 5.0 * *
    Micropolitan 66.4 3.3 64.5 5.3 * * * *
    Noncore 62.1 4.8 * * * * * *
                 

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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