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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 17a
Adults age 40 and over with diabetes who had a retinal eye examination in the past year,a by race, United States, 2003
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 66.4 1.6 65.6 1.8 69.4 3.3 * * * * * * * *
Age, not age adjusted 40-59 61.6 2.2 59.8 2.6 68.6 4.6 * * * * * * * *
60 and over 74.1 1.9 75.0 2.2 70.8 4.0 * * * * * * * *
Gender Male 64.1 2.3 64.0 2.7 * * * * * * * * * *
Female 68.8 2.3 67.7 2.9 74.6 3.8 * * * * * * * *
Family incomeb Negative/poor 59.3 3.8 60.1 4.9 59.4 6.4 * * * * * * * *
Near poor/low 56.6 3.7 57.3 4.7 * * * * * * * * * *
Middle 65.0 2.8 62.1 3.2 * * * * * * * * * *
High 75.1 2.5 73.1 2.8 * * * * * * * * * *
Educationc Less than high school 59.7 2.9 60.6 3.1 56.9 7.6 * * * * * * * *
High school graduate 69.0 2.4 68.5 2.9 67.1 5.5 * * * * * * * *
At least some college 69.7 2.7 67.7 3.4 * * * * * * * * * *
Health insurance, age 40-64 Any private 69.5 2.4 68.5 2.7 * * * * * * * * * *
Public only 62.6 3.3 67.4 3.7 * * * * * * * * * *
Uninsured * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 72.4 3.9 73.3 4.5 * * * * * * * * * *
Medicare and private 76.7 3.2 77.0 3.3 * * * * * * * * * *
Medicare and other public 71.5 4.4 68.0 6.0 * * * * * * * * * *
Residence locationd Metropolitan-large 69.3 2.0 69.2 2.5 71.0 3.8 * * * * * * * *
Metropolitan-small 65.9 3.3 65.4 3.6 * * * * * * * * * *
Micropolitan 61.1 4.3 60.4 4.7 * * * * * * * * * *
Noncore 56.1 5.7 57.3 5.6 * * * * * * * * * *
Preferred language English 67.0 1.6 66.0 1.9 69.4 3.3 * * * * * * * *
Other 62.3 4.4 62.9 4.8 * * * * * * * * * *
Born in U.S. Yes 67.5 1.6 66.6 1.9 67.7 3.6 * * * * * * * *
No 61.4 3.7 60.2 4.8 * * * * * * * * * *

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population with two age-groups: 40-59, 60 and over.

b Negative/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.

c Less than high school 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.

d 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.

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

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