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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 13b
Adults with diabetes who had at least one hemoglobin A1c test, a retinal eye examination, and a foot examination in the past year, by ethnicity, United States, 2002
Population group Total Non-Hispanic Hispanic (all races)
All races White Black
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   52.7 1.6 54.7 1.7 55.1 1.9 54.1 3.7 37.9 3.4
Age 18-44 36.3 4.1 40.1 4.7 * * * * * *
45-64 52.8 2.1 54.8 2.3 54.3 2.7 58.0 4.7 39.6 4.7
65 and over 58.6 2.4 59.4 2.6 60.4 2.9 * * * *
Gender Male 53.5 2.4 55.7 2.6 57.3 2.8 * * 36.3 5.2
Female 52.0 2.1 53.8 2.2 52.6 2.5 54.8 4.1 39.5 4.4
Family incomea Negative or poor 45.6 4.4 44.9 5.1 * * * * * *
Near poor/low 46.6 3.4 48.6 3.8 47.2 4.5 * * 37.3 5.3
Middle 50.3 2.7 53.7 2.9 54.8 3.5 * * * *
High 61.1 2.6 61.7 2.7 62.1 2.7 * * * *
Educationb Less than high school graduate 46.2 2.9 48.5 3.3 48.1 3.8 * * 38.8 4.3
High school graduate 53.9 2.5 55.1 2.6 56.4 3.0 * * * *
At least some college 57.4 2.7 58.8 2.8 58.7 3.0 * * * *
Health insurance, age 18-64 Any private 54.1 2.3 55.7 2.4 56.2 2.8 * * * *
Public only 46.0 4.6 45.1 5.2 * * * * * *
Uninsured 24.0 4.5 * * * * * * * *
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 56.8 4.1 56.8 4.4 * * * * * *
Medicare and private 59.3 3.4 59.4 3.5 59.1 3.6 * * * *
Medicare and other public 58.7 5.6 * * * * * * * *
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 55.1 2.7 58.2 2.8 57.5 3.2 63.4 4.5 37.9 4.6
Metropolitan-small 53.5 2.7 55.1 2.9 57.3 3.0 * * * *
Micropolitan 46.2 4.5 47.4 4.5 48.9 5.1 * * * *
Noncore 44.5 7.0 * * * * * * * *
Preferred language English 54.6 1.7 55.2 1.7 55.5 1.9 54.5 3.7 * *
Other 38.0 3.8 * * * * * * 35.0 4.2
Born in U.S. Yes 54.1 1.7 54.9 1.7 55.1 1.9 53.5 3.8 41.7 4.8
No 43.8 3.9 * * * * * * 34.9 4.2

a 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.

b 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.

c See 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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