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Table 1.16: Percent of adults age 18 and over with diabetes who reported receiving a lipid profile in past 2 years, United States, 2000 and 2001

  2001   2000  
Population group Total population (in thousands)e Percent having test Standard error Total population(in thousands)e Percent having test Standard error
             
Total 13,493 93.8 0.7 12,608 94.3 0.9
             
Race            
    White 10,689 93.6 0.8 9,900 94.1 0.9
    Black 2,352 94.3 2.0 2,169 94.9 1.6
    Asian or Pacific Islander DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
    American Indian or Alaska native DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
             
Race/ethnicity            
    Hispanic 1,700 90.5 1.9 1,633 91.2 2.1
    Non-Hispanic 11,792 94.3 0.7 10,975 94.8 0.9
      White 9,095 94.1 0.9 8,415 94.6 1.0
      Black 2,306 94.9 1.9 2,081 94.8 1.7
      Other DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
             
Gender            
    Male 6,772 95.0 1.0 5,872 95.6 1.1
    Female 6,721 92.6 1.0 6,736 93.2 1.2
             
Age            
    18-44 2,056 84.0 2.8 2,072 87.6 3.5
    45-64 5,804 95.9 0.9 5,309 94.8 1.2
    65 and over 5,633 95.1 1.0 5,227 96.5 1.1
             
Educationa            
    Less than high school 4,607 92.1 1.3 3,986 93.7 1.5
    High school graduate 4,274 92.7 1.4 4,211 94.6 1.4
    At least some college 4,527 96.7 1.1 4,245 95.1 1.4
             
Employment statusb            
    Employed 4,842 91.7 1.4 4,726 93.3 1.4
    Not employed 3,017 94.7 1.2 2,655 91.9 2.0
             
Insurance            
    Age 18-64            
       Any private 5,746 93.5 1.1 5,330 94.0 1.3
       Public only 1,358 94.2 2.0 1,213 88.7 3.6
       Uninsured 757 85.1 3.9 DSU DSU DSU
    Age 65 and over            
       Medicare only 1,876 95.3 1.8 1,593 95.6 1.7
       Medicare and private 2,915 96.0 1.4 2,749 97.8 1.1
       Medicare and other public 814 92.9 2.9 DSU DSU DSU
       No insurance/private only DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
             
Family incomec            
    Negative or poor 1,853 92.1 1.9 1,744 87.6 2.4
    Near poor/low income 3,122 92.2 1.5 3,085 93.8 1.7
    Middle income 4,238 94.2 1.2 3,610 93.5 1.5
    High income 4,280 95.3 1.3 4,168 98.2 0.9
             
Residence locationd            
    Metropolitan-large 6,680 94.4 1.0 6,417 94.7 1.3
    Metropolitan-small 3,766 93.7 1.4 3,457 95.4 1.5
    Micropolitan 2,118 93.1 1.8 1,706 91.4 2.2
    Noncore 929 91.1 3.1 DSU DSU DSU
             
Perceived health status            
    Excellent, very good or good 8,184 92.9 1.0 7,588 94.9 1.2
    Fair or poor 5,309 95.3 1.0 5,020 93.4 1.2
             

a "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.

b Employment status for persons age 18-64 only.

c "Negative or poor" refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; "near poor/low income", over the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; "middle income", 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and "high income", 400 percent of the poverty line and over.

d See the MEPS entry in the Data Sources section of the Measures Specifications Appendix for more information.

e Total adult diabetes population, age 18 and over. Numbers may not add to Total due to missing or rounding.

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.

 

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