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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 17d
Adults with diabetes who had a foot examination in the past year, by educationa, United States, 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 71.6 1.2 67.0 2.1 72.1 2.2 75.4 2.1
Age 18-44 58.1 3.6 * * * * * *
45-64 74.1 1.9 65.3 3.2 74.6 3.0 79.8 2.8
65 and over 73.4 1.9 73.6 2.9 71.9 3.6 74.7 4.0
Gender Male 74.1 1.8 65.2 3.2 77.5 2.9 77.9 2.8
Female 69.2 1.6 68.5 2.9 67.6 3.2 72.0 3.2
Race White, single race 71.7 1.4 68.0 2.4 72.0 2.6 74.8 2.2
Black, single race 72.6 2.6 67.3 4.4 69.6 4.5 * *
Asian, single race * * * * * * * *
NHOPI, single race * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race * * * * * * * *
Multiple races * * * * * * * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 72.9 1.3 68.3 2.5 72.6 2.4 76.4 2.2
Non-Hispanic, White 73.4 1.6 70.1 3.0 72.9 2.8 76.2 2.4
Non-Hispanic, Black 72.6 2.7 67.0 4.4 69.6 4.5 * *
Hispanic (all races) 63.2 3.4 63.1 4.4 * * * *
Family incomeb Negative or poor 68.6 3.2 67.9 4.4 * * * *
Near poor/low 69.9 2.5 64.9 3.4 78.5 4.5 * *
Middle 69.0 2.2 64.3 4.0 69.8 3.7 72.3 4.1
High 76.3 2.0 * * 71.8 4.2 78.9 2.8
Health insurance, age 18-64 Any private 72.4 2.1 60.6 5.5 73.4 3.3 75.5 2.7
Public only 70.9 3.2 66.8 4.7 * * * *
Uninsured 58.3 4.6 * * * * * *
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 68.5 3.4 74.0 5.1 * * * *
Medicare and private 77.0 2.4 * * 76.0 4.7 78.9 4.3
Medicare and other public 69.8 4.9 70.3 5.7 * * * *
Residence locationc Metropolitan-large 73.4 1.8 67.2 3.0 72.8 2.9 78.7 2.7
Metropolitan-small 71.4 2.4 71.8 4.0 71.7 4.7 70.6 3.6
Micropolitan 68.0 2.9 64.4 5.1 * * * *
Noncore 66.4 4.8 * * * * * *
Preferred language English 72.6 1.3 67.7 2.5 72.7 2.4 76.2 2.1
Other 64.0 3.9 64.7 4.6 * * * *
Born in U.S. Yes 72.6 1.2 68.7 2.4 72.2 2.4 76.2 2.1
No 65.2 3.7 60.7 4.7 * * * *

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: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; 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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