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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 19B_c
Diabetes patients age 40 and over who ever had hemoglobin A1c measurement, retinal eye examination, and foot examination within the past year, by family income,a California, 2005
Population group Total Negative/poor Near poor/low Middle High
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   44.8 1.4 32.1 3.2 36.4 2.9 47.9 3.7 53.6 1.9
Health insurance,b under age 65 Private 50.3 2.4 * * 41.1 8.7 46.1 7.4 53.2 2.6
Public 39.4 3.4 32.2 5.1 43.6 5.7 42.3 8.8 45.4 8.8
Uninsured 24.0 4.1 26.1 7.8 * * * * * *
Health insurance, age 65 and over Total 46.9 2.0 33.6 5.1 36.5 3.7 54.2 5.4 57.5 3.1
Medicare and private 53.2 2.5 35.0 8.3 41.5 5.7 54.4 6.4 61.1 3.2
Medicare and public 36.5 3.9 37.0 7.1 33.1 5.4 56.3 10.7 * *
Medicare only 39.8 7.4 * * * * * * 53.5 11.9
Education Less than high school 31.0 2.9 30.2 4.4 24.4 4.3 46.1 9.2 41.4 8.8
High school graduate 42.8 2.5 32.6 6.4 39.7 4.6 51.8 6.1 44.3 3.9
At least some college 54.0 1.8 38.0 6.7 51.3 4.9 45.5 4.8 57.7 2.2
Residence location Urban 45.3 1.5 33.5 3.6 37.0 3.1 48.9 4.2 53.5 2.0
Rural 41.5 3.1 23.8 6.8 31.3 5.2 42.4 6.9 54.3 5.3
English proficiency English only 49.3 1.5 39.7 4.9 44.3 3.5 43.2 3.7 54.4 2.0
Well/very well 48.5 3.5 31.5 7.6 37.5 7.1 60.5 8.6 55.2 4.7
Not well/not at all 27.1 3.1 27.8 4.8 22.6 5.1 40.1 10.4 * *
Born in U.S. Yes 48.1 1.5 37.7 4.5 41.5 3.2 46.3 4.1 53.4 2.0
No 38.1 2.8 28.3 4.5 30.0 5.0 52.0 7.6 54.5 5.2

a 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 300 percent of the poverty line; and high, 300 percent of the poverty line and over. Missing values for family income were imputed using multiple imputation methodology. A small number of persons were excluded because their family income could not be imputed.

b A small number of persons who were covered by both public and private health insurance plans were included in the "public health insurance" category only.                                                                                                                        

* Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: University of California, Los Angeles, Center for Health Policy Research, California Health Interview Survey.

 

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