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Table 1.20b: National Management of Diabetes

Percent of adults age 18 and over with diabetes who reported having a hemoglobin A1c measurement at least once in past year, United States, 2000 (includes nonresponse information)a
             
Population group Population total Percent having testd Standard error Percent 'do not know' Percent 'not ascertained' Percent 'total non-response'
             
Total 12,608,034 89.85 1.27 17.27 5.03 22.30
             
Race
White 9,900,291 90.35 1.36 15.80 5.23 21.03
Black 2,168,837 85.08 3.92 23.26 5.37 28.63
Asian/Pacific Islander DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Aleut/Eskimo/American Indian DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
             
Hispanic ethnicity
Hispanic 1,633,326 85.72 3.17 13.26 5.85 19.11
Non-Hispanic 10,974,708 90.49 1.32 17.87 4.90 22.77
             
Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic, White 8,414,743 91.07 1.42 16.56 5.13 21.68
Non-Hispanic, Black 2,080,623 86.00 3.67 22.46 5.13 27.59
Non-Hispanic, Other DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
             
Gender
Male 5,872,199 90.04 1.81 17.83 3.67 21.50
Female 6,735,836 89.68 1.79 16.78 6.21 22.99
             
Age
18-44 2,072,046 83.41 3.92 8.21 2.51 10.72
45-64 5,308,843 92.28 1.63 15.54 3.29 18.84
65 and over 5,227,145 90.24 1.99 22.62 7.79 30.41
             
Educationb
Less than high school (<12 years) 3,985,853 87.26 2.51 23.19 5.67 28.86
High school graduate (=12 years) 4,210,763 89.81 2.29 16.07 4.68 20.75
At least some college (>12 years) 4,245,485 92.02 1.73 13.58 4.78 18.36
             
Employment statusc
Employed 4,812,613 87.44 1.97 9.74 2.67 12.41
Not employed 2,537,705 94.29 2.18 20.19 3.87 24.05
             
Insurance
Age 18-64            
Any private 5,329,710 90.78 1.85 10.80 2.28 13.08
Public only DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Uninsured DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
             
Age 65 and over
Medicare only DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Medicare and private 2,749,323 91.40 2.58 21.98 9.73 31.71
Medicare and other public DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
No insurance/private only DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
             
Family income
Negative or poor (<100% of poverty level) 1,778,855 86.81 3.39 23.48 4.79 28.27
Near poor/low income (100-<200% of poverty level) 3,021,438 88.85 2.83 19.23 8.55 27.78
Middle income (200-<400% of poverty level) 3,722,916 90.14 2.13 16.85 2.22 19.08
High income (>=400% of poverty level) 4,084,825 91.41 2.19 13.50 5.08 18.58
             
MSA status
MSA 9,671,403 89.54 1.54 16.07 5.20 21.27
Non-MSA 2,936,632 90.91 2.28 21.22 4.46 25.68
             
Perceived health status
Excellent/very good/good 7,588,200 90.22 1.48 15.59 3.54 19.14
Fair/poor 5,019,834 89.22 2.15 19.80 7.27 27.08
             

a See the Measures Specifications Appendix for information concerning the denominators used in this table and 1.20a.

b Persons 18 and over with unknown education status not included.

c Employment status for persons 18-64 only.

d For all values, RSE < 30.

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

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

Table 1.20a: National Management of Diabetes Table 1.20c: Management of Diabetes by State

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