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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 22b
Adults age 40 and over with diabetes who had a retinal eye examination in past year,a by ethnicity, United States, 2004
Population group Total Non-Hispanic Hispanic, all races
All races White Black
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   67.9 1.6 69.4 1.7 69.9 2.1 68.9 3.6 58.8 3.4
Age, not age adjusted 40-59 64.1 2.1 66.5 2.3 66.7 3.0 66.2 5.0 50.3 4.8
60 and over 73.9 1.8 74.1 2.0 75.0 2.3 73.2 4.4 72.5 4.7
Gender Male 68.5 2.2 70.0 2.4 72.1 2.5 * * 58.5 5.2
Female 67.2 2.2 68.8 2.4 67.4 3.3 72.5 3.9 58.8 4.3
Family incomeb Negative/poor 62.4 3.7 61.4 4.3 56.8 5.9 * * * *
Near poor/low 58.2 3.6 60.3 4.0 58.2 5.7 * * * *
Middle 65.1 3.2 67.6 3.5 67.9 4.0 * * 54.9 5.5
High 77.1 2.1 77.4 2.2 78.1 2.7 * * * *
Educationc Less than high school 60.1 2.7 62.6 3.5 63.3 4.3 66.2 6.8 55.4 4.1
High school graduate 68.6 2.9 68.8 3.1 69.7 3.6 * * * *
At least some college 73.1 2.5 74.1 2.6 73.5 2.9 * * * *
Health insurance, ages 40-64 Any private 67.0 2.6 67.7 2.8 66.8 3.2 * * * *
Public only 66.0 3.6 65.7 3.8 * * * * * *
Uninsured * * * * * * * * * *
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 77.3 3.4 78.6 3.8 * * * * * *
Medicare and private 76.0 2.8 75.7 2.9 76.7 3.0 * * * *
Medicare and other public 74.1 4.3 74.2 5.2 * * * * * *
Residence locationd Metropolitan-large 69.1 2.1 71.1 2.4 72.8 3.3 70.7 4.7 60.0 4.1
Metropolitan-small 67.7 2.9 67.5 3.1 67.8 3.6 * * * *
Micropolitan 66.2 4.5 68.9 4.8 69.7 5.0 * * * *
Noncore 63.8 5.5 67.6 5.7 * * * * * *
Language spoken most often at home English 69.6 1.7 70.3 1.7 70.0 2.1 69.3 3.6 60.4 5.8
Other 53.2 4.0 * * * * * * 58.6 4.4
Activity limitationsd Basic activities 70.0 2.5 70.3 2.7 72.4 3.4 64.3 5.3 67.8 5.9
Complex activities 68.1 2.7 67.6 2.9 67.5 3.6 * * * *
Neither basic nor complex activities 67.7 2.0 70.2 2.2 69.8 2.8 73.4 5.3 54.2 4.2

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: 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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