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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 18b
Adults age 40 and over with diabetes who had a foot examination in the past year,a by ethnicity, United States, 2003
        Non-Hispanic Hispanic, all races
    Total All races White Black
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total 72.7 1.4 73.1 1.5 73.6 1.8 72.9 3.5 70.3 3.6
Age, not age adjusted 40-59 71.7 2.0 72.5 2.1 72.3 2.6 75.1 4.6 66.9 5.1
60 and over 74.2 1.8 74.1 2.0 75.8 2.2 69.3 4.8 75.8 4.3
Gender Male 72.6 2.0 73.3 2.2 74.6 2.4 * * 67.7 5.2
Female 72.8 1.8 72.9 2.0 72.0 2.8 75.9 3.7 72.7 4.4
Family incomeb Negative/poor 64.8 4.1 61.9 4.8 * * 56.1 7.0 * *
Near poor/low 68.3 3.3 70.5 3.8 69.0 5.8 * * 57.3 5.8
Middle 71.5 2.8 72.6 2.9 72.2 3.3 * * * *
High 78.3 2.8 77.7 3.0 77.6 3.7 * * * *
Educationc Less than high school 69.8 2.6 70.3 3.2 71.6 3.5 73.0 6.7 67.9 4.2
High school graduate 70.7 2.8 71.2 2.9 70.8 3.5 * * * *
At least some college 76.4 2.6 76.2 2.8 76.8 3.4 * * * *
Health insurance, age 40-64 Any private 74.0 2.4 74.3 2.5 72.9 3.0 * * * *
Public only 65.9 4.8 65.1 5.2 * * * * * *
Uninsured * * * * * * * * * *
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 72.8 3.8 71.5 4.4 * * * * * *
Medicare and private 75.9 2.9 75.7 3.0 79.5 2.9 * * * *
Medicare and other public 78.4 3.9 80.1 4.7 * * * * * *
Residence locationd Metropolitan-large 74.8 2.0 76.1 2.3 79.7 3.0 71.6 4.0 68.3 4.9
Metropolitan-small 75.2 2.7 74.8 3.0 74.7 3.4 * * * *
Micropolitan 64.8 4.2 64.6 4.5 62.6 5.0 * * * *
Noncore 60.1 5.5 61.0 5.7 * * * * * *
Preferred language English 73.1 1.4 73.2 1.5 73.6 1.8 73.2 3.5 71.9 6.5
Other 69.6 3.7 * * * * * * 69.0 4.2
Born in U.S. Yes 73.0 1.4 73.4 1.4 73.8 1.8 73.6 3.7 68.6 5.9
No 71.1 3.2 * * * * * * 70.8 3.8

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: 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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