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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 230d
Persons with diabetes in community health centers who saw an eye doctor in the past 12 months, by educationa, 2002
Population group Total Less than high school graduate High school graduate At least some college
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   62.5 4.8 60.9 5.7 52.4 10.1 71.5 8.8
Age 18-44 39.8 8.4 28.2 7.0 * * * *
45-64 67.7 6.2 63.6 8.1 * * 71.3 10.1
65 and over 80.4 6.4 82.1 7.5 * * * *
Gender Male 60.6 7.3 62.3 10.0 * * * *
Female 64.4 5.2 59.6 6.0 * * 82.7 6.7
Race White 64.1 6.1 56.6 8.3 * * * *
Black 56.4 8.6 63.5 10.7 * * * *
Asian or Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
American Indian or Alaska Native * * * * * * * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, White 64.5 6.9 * * * * * *
Non-Hispanic, Black 56.2 8.7 63.2 11.0 * * * *
Hispanic (all races) 70.4 6.8 71.6 7.1 * * * *
            * * * *
Family incomeb Negative or poor 67.0 6.6 68.1 7.1 * * * *
Near poor/low 52.1 5.8 48.9 8.2 * * * *
Middle 54.0 11.3 * * * * * *
High * * * * * * * *
Health insurance, under age 65 Any private 58.6 7.0 * * * * * *
Public only 68.2 6.3 68.9 6.4 * * * *
Uninsured 48.0 7.6 * * * * * *
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only * * * * * * * *
Medicare and private * * * * * * * *
Medicare and other public * * * * * * * *
Residence location MSA 72.1 5.6 65.0 7.3 * * * *
Non-MSA 54.1 6.9 55.7 8.0 * * * *

a Persons 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.

b Negative 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.

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

Key: MSA: Metropolitan Statistical Area; SE: Standard error.

Source: Health Resources and Services Administration, 2002 Community Health Center User Survey.

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