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Table 1.17a: Percent of adults age 18 and over with diabetes who reported having a retinal eye examination in past year, 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 69.7 1.3 12,608 66.5 1.8
             
Race            
    White 10,689 70.5 1.5 9,900 66.7 2.0
    Black 2,352 67.3 3.5 2,169 64.3 4.6
    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 57.1 3.5 1,633 58.3 4.3
    Non-Hispanic 11,792 71.5 1.5 10,975 67.7 1.9
      White 9,095 72.7 1.7 8,415 67.8 2.2
      Black 2,306 67.5 3.5 2,081 65.8 4.7
      Other DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
             
Gender            
    Male 6,772 70.3 2.1 5,872 69.2 2.7
    Female 6,721 69.0 2.0 6,736 64.2 2.2
             
Age            
    18-44 2,056 59.9 3.7 2,072 53.8 4.9
    45-64 5,804 67.8 2.1 5,309 66.1 2.8
    65 and over 5,633 75.1 2.1 5,227 72.1 2.6
             
Educationa            
    Less than high school 4,607 64.0 2.5 3,986 63.7 2.8
    High school graduate 4,274 70.3 2.3 4,211 61.0 3.4
    At least some college 4,527 74.9 2.5 4,245 74.5 2.5
             
Employment statusb            
    Employed 4,842 66.2 2.4 4,726 60.1 3.4
    Not employed 3,017 65.0 3.1 2,655 67.0 3.7
             
Insurance            
    Age 18-64            
       Any private 3,017 65.0 3.1 2,655 67.0 3.7
       Public only 1,358 63.9 4.2 1,213 68.3 4.3
       Uninsured 757 49.0 6.4 DSU DSU DSU
    Age 65 and over            
       Medicare only 1,876 68.4 3.9 1,593 76.7 4.7
       Medicare and private 2,915 81.9 2.9 2,749 71.3 3.8
       Medicare and other public 814 66.9 5.6 DSU DSU DSU
       No insurance/private only DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
             
Family incomec            
    Negative or poor 1,853 61.7 3.9 1,744 65.6 3.5
    Near poor/low income 3,122 65.6 3.2 3,085 62.2 3.5
    Middle income 4,238 69.5 2.7 3,610 61.5 3.7
    High income 4,280 76.2 2.3 4,168 74.5 2.6
             
Residence locationd            
    Metropolitan-large 6,680 70.3 2.0 6,417 68.5 2.9
    Metropolitan-small 3,766 70.8 2.7 3,457 64.0 3.2
    Micropolitan 2,118 70.2 3.4 1,706 69.0 4.0
    Noncore 929 59.0 6.7 DSU DSU DSU
             
Perceived health status            
    Excellent, very good or good 8,184 69.6 1.7 7,588 68.0 1.9
    Fair or poor 5,309 69.7 2.1 5,020 64.2 3.0
             

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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