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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 14a
Adults with diabetes who had a hemoglobin A1c measurement in the past year, by race, United States, 2002
Population group Total Single race Multiple races
White Black Asian NHOPI AI/AN
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   90.4 0.9 90.6 1.0 88.4 2.1 * * * * * * * *
Age 18-44 83.8 2.8 84.4 3.2 * * * * * * * * * *
45-64 92.9 1.1 93.0 1.2 91.6 2.8 * * * * * * * *
65 and over 89.9 1.5 90.0 1.7 * * * * * * * * * *
Gender Male 91.6 1.2 92.5 1.2 * * * * * * * * * *
Female 89.2 1.2 88.4 1.5 89.2 2.0 * * * * * * * *
Family incomea Negative or poor 89.1 2.4 91.7 2.4 * * * * * * * * * *
Near poor/low 89.9 1.9 90.1 2.3 * * * * * * * * * *
Middle 88.2 1.7 87.7 1.9 * * * * * * * * * *
High 93.0 1.3 92.9 1.4 * * * * * * * * * *
Educationb Less than high school graduate 87.1 1.8 87.9 2.0 * * * * * * * * * *
High school graduate 91.6 1.2 92.1 1.4 * * * * * * * * * *
At least some college 92.0 1.4 91.2 1.7 * * * * * * * * * *
Health insurance, age 18-64 Any private 92.9 1.1 92.5 1.3 * * * * * * * * * *
Public only 87.5 2.9 91.1 2.9 * * * * * * * * * *
Uninsured 83.0 3.9 82.8 4.3 * * * * * * * * * *
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 86.7 3.1 86.9 3.4 * * * * * * * * * *
Medicare and private 90.4 2.0 90.3 2.2 * * * * * * * * * *
Medicare and other public 94.0 2.3 * * * * * * * * * * * *
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 91.0 1.2 90.7 1.5 90.4 2.2 * * * * * * * *
Metropolitan-small 91.1 1.5 92.8 1.6 * * * * * * * * * *
Micropolitan 85.1 2.8 84.2 3.4 * * * * * * * * * *
Noncore 93.3 2.7 * * * * * * * * * * * *
Preferred language English 90.6 0.9 90.9 1.1 88.6 2.1 * * * * * * * *
Other 88.7 2.8 88.3 3.1 * * * * * * * * * *
Born in U.S. Yes 90.8 0.9 91.0 1.1 88.6 2.1 * * * * * * * *
No 88.0 2.7 87.5 3.3 * * * * * * * * * *

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: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: Standard error.

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

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