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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 20c
Adults age 40 and over with diabetes who had a hemoglobin A1c measurement in past year,a by family income, United States, 2004
Population group Total Family incomeb
Negative/poor Near poor/low Middle High
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   91.5 1.0 87.1 3.2 92.2 1.7 90.5 1.9 93.4 1.6
Age, not age adjusted 40-59 90.7 1.4 85.5 4.8 * * 86.8 3.0 93.8 2.2
60 and over 92.8 1.0 89.5 2.6 90.3 2.4 96.3 1.4 92.8 2.1
Gender Male 91.0 1.5 * * 91.7 2.8 91.6 2.7 92.7 2.1
Female 91.8 1.3 90.7 2.6 92.7 2.1 89.5 2.7 94.3 2.4
Race White, single race 91.7 1.1 88.4 3.5 91.6 2.4 90.6 2.3 93.5 1.7
Black, single race 88.3 3.1 * * * * * * * *
Asian, single race * * * * * * * * * *
NHOPI, single race * * * * * * * * * *
AI/AN, single race * * * * * * * * * *
Multiple races * * * * * * * * * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 92.7 1.1 87.5 3.7 94.7 1.4 90.9 2.1 94.7 1.5
Non-Hispanic, White 93.5 1.2 * * 95.8 1.6 91.3 2.6 95.2 1.7
Non-Hispanic, Black 88.2 3.2 * * * * * * * *
Hispanic 83.7 2.7 * * * * * * * *
Educationc Less than high school 87.5 2.1 89.7 2.8 84.9 4.3 86.9 4.0 * *
High school graduate 91.3 2.1 * * * * 90.7 3.6 90.3 3.6
At least some college 94.1 1.4 * * * * 93.4 2.8 95.4 1.7
Health insurance, ages 40-64 Any private 92.8 1.3 * * * * 91.3 2.3 94.2 1.9
Public only 89.8 2.5 * * * * * * * *
Uninsured * * * * * * * * * *
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 92.7 2.2 * * * * * * * *
Medicare and private 92.4 1.8 * * * * * * * *
Medicare and other public 96.5 1.4 * * * * * * * *
Residence locationd Metropolitan-large 91.2 1.3 * * 92.8 2.3 90.8 3.0 93.0 2.1
Metropolitan-small 90.2 1.8 * * * * 85.7 3.9 * *
Micropolitan 93.1 2.7 * * * * * * * *
Noncore * * * * * * * * * *
Language spoken most often at home English 91.6 1.1 86.7 3.5 93.1 1.6 90.5 2.0 93.5 1.6
Other 90.4 3.1 * * * * * * * *
Activity limitationsd Basic activities 92.0 1.6 83.4 4.8 97.3 1.1 92.1 3.1 * *
Complex activities 92.2 1.9 82.3 4.6 * * * * * *
Neither basic nor complex activities 90.9 1.3 * * 88.4 3.0 88.9 2.7 93.1 1.9

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

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 For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

* 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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