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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 18d
Adults age 40 and over with diabetes who had a foot 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 72.7 1.4 69.8 2.6 70.7 2.8 76.4 2.6
Age, not age adjusted 40-59 71.8 2.0 67.7 4.0 68.5 3.8 77.2 3.6
60 and over 74.1 1.8 73.1 2.9 74.4 3.1 75.1 3.4
Gender Male 72.7 2.0 69.5 3.8 68.8 4.2 77.6 3.3
Female 72.7 1.8 70.1 3.5 72.4 3.5 74.7 3.5
Race White, single race 73.2 1.7 71.3 2.7 70.2 3.3 77.1 3.1
Black, single race 72.7 3.3 72.2 6.6 * * * *
Asian, single race * * * * * * * *
NHOPI, single race * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race * * * * * * * *
Multiple races * * * * * * * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 73.1 1.5 70.3 3.2 71.2 2.9 76.2 2.8
Non-Hispanic, White 73.7 1.8 71.6 3.5 70.8 3.5 76.8 3.4
Non-Hispanic, Black 73.0 3.5 73.0 6.7 * * * *
Hispanic 70.2 3.6 67.9 4.2 * * * *
Family incomec Negative/poor 64.4 4.1 72.9 4.5 * * * *
Near poor/low 68.3 3.3 70.2 4.4 * * * *
Middle 71.6 2.8 61.7 5.8 73.7 4.4 76.9 4.3
High 78.2 2.8 * * 79.0 4.3 77.0 3.9
Health insurance, age 40-64 Any private 74.1 2.4 * * 72.8 3.9 77.9 3.9
Public only 65.9 4.8 72.5 5.1 * * * *
Uninsured * * * * * * * *
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 72.7 3.8 * * * * * *
Medicare and private 75.8 2.8 * * * * * *
Medicare and other public 78.4 3.9 68.5 5.2 * * * *
Residence locationd Metropolitan-large 74.9 2.0 74.8 3.9 70.6 4.3 77.9 3.4
Metropolitan-small 75.1 2.7 69.3 4.2 78.1 5.2 77.6 4.3
Micropolitan 64.7 4.2 * * * * * *
Noncore 60.6 5.9 * * * * * *
Preferred language English 73.2 1.4 70.5 3.0 70.4 2.8 76.9 2.7
Other 69.0 3.8 66.9 4.5 * * * *
Born in U.S. Yes 73.0 1.4 71.5 2.9 69.7 2.9 76.8 2.9
No 71.1 3.3 64.3 4.5 * * * *

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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