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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 17d
Adults age 40 and over with diabetes who had a retinal eye examination in the past year,a by education, United States, 2003
        Educationb
    Total Less than high school High school graduate At least some college
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total 66.4 1.6 59.7 2.9 69.0 2.4 69.7 2.7
Age, not age adjusted 40-59 61.7 2.2 54.4 4.2 63.6 3.8 65.0 3.7
60 and over 74.0 2.0 68.2 3.1 77.7 3.0 77.1 3.8
Gender Male 64.1 2.3 57.9 4.2 65.9 4.3 67.3 3.5
Female 68.7 2.3 60.9 3.9 71.8 3.5 72.8 4.3
Race White, single race 65.7 1.8 60.6 3.1 68.5 2.9 67.7 3.4
Black, single race 69.4 3.3 56.9 7.6 67.1 5.5 * *
Asian, single race * * * * * * * *
NHOPI, single race * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race * * * * * * * *
Multiple races * * * * * * * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 67.2 1.7 60.8 3.5 69.6 2.7 69.3 2.8
Non-Hispanic, White 66.5 2.0 62.4 4.1 69.2 3.4 66.9 3.6
Non-Hispanic, Black 69.2 3.4 55.8 7.5 67.2 5.5 * *
Hispanic 61.3 3.6 56.9 4.9 * * * *
Family incomec Negative/poor 59.0 3.8 63.8 5.0 * * * *
Near poor/low 56.4 3.8 54.2 5.0 59.4 5.8 * *
Middle 65.0 2.8 57.5 5.7 71.4 4.0 64.4 5.6
High 75.1 2.5 * * 79.4 3.7 74.9 3.6
Health insurance, age 40-64 Any private 69.5 2.4 * * 73.1 3.3 68.7 3.8
Public only 62.4 3.3 63.4 4.7 * * * *
Uninsured * * * * * * * *
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 72.5 3.9 * * * * * *
Medicare and private 76.6 3.2 * * * * * *
Medicare and other public 71.1 4.5 65.9 5.7 * * * *
Residence locationd Metropolitan-large 69.3 2.0 63.2 4.3 71.0 3.7 71.2 3.2
Metropolitan-small 65.9 3.3 56.7 5.0 71.7 4.9 68.8 5.9
Micropolitan 60.9 4.3 * * * * * *
Noncore 56.5 5.7 * * * * * *
Preferred language English 66.9 1.6 61.0 3.4 68.9 2.6 69.5 2.8
Other 62.2 4.5 55.5 5.2 * * * *
Born in U.S. Yes 67.5 1.6 62.1 3.4 68.6 2.6 70.9 2.9
No 61.2 3.8 54.1 4.6 * * * *

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

b 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.

c 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.

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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