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Table 1.18a: Percent of adults age 18 and over with diabetes who reported having a foot 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 66.3 1.5 12,608 66.4 1.7
             
Race            
    White 10,689 66.3 1.8 9,900 67.6 2.1
    Black 2,352 67.1 3.3 2,169 60.4 4.1
    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 58.2 3.6 1,633 66.2 4.1
    Non-Hispanic 11,792 67.5 1.7 10,975 66.4 2.0
      White 9,095 67.9 2.1 8,415 67.9 2.4
      Black 2,306 67.7 3.3 2,081 60.4 4.4
      Other DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
             
Gender            
    Male 6,772 69.5 2.2 5,872 68.7 2.4
    Female 6,721 63.1 2.2 6,736 64.4 2.3
             
Age            
    18-44 2,056 52.3 4.5 2,072 59.5 3.7
    45-64 5,804 68.9 2.4 5,309 66.5 2.7
    65 and over 5,633 69.0 2.2 5,227 69.1 2.6
             
Educationa            
    Less than high school 4,607 66.3 2.4 3,986 66.7 2.9
    High school graduate 4,274 63.9 2.7 4,211 64.1 2.7
    At least some college 4,527 68.6 3.0 4,245 67.4 3.1
             
Employment statusb            
    Employed 4,842 60.7 2.7 4,726 61.6 2.6
    Not employed 3,017 71.0 3.1 2,655 69.9 3.1
             
Insurance            
    Age 18-64            
       Any private 5,746 63.4 2.6 5,330 65.7 2.5
       Public only 1,358 74.9 3.9 1,213 64.7 5.4
       Uninsured 757 54.7 6.2 DSU DSU DSU
    Age 65 and over            
       Medicare only 1,876 66.1 4.0 1,593 68.9 4.8
       Medicare and private 2,915 71.7 3.0 2,749 69.5 3.9
       Medicare and other public DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
       No insurance/private only DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
             
Family incomec            
    Negative or poor 1,853 71.2 3.4 1,744 61.5 4.2
    Near poor/low income 3,122 66.5 3.0 3,085 66.8 3.0
    Middle income 4,238 63.1 2.8 3,610 66.8 2.9
    High income 4,280 67.3 3.2 4,168 67.8 3.1
             
Residence locationd            
    Metropolitan-large 6,680 66.9 2.3 6,417 67.4 2.5
    Metropolitan-small 3,766 66.1 2.7 3,457 65.2 3.4
    Micropolitan 2,118 66.7 3.3 1,706 67.0 4.2
    Noncore 929 62.1 4.8 DSU DSU DSU
             
Perceived health status            
    Excellent, very good or good 8,184 64.1 2.0 7,588 63.3 2.3
    Fair or poor 5,309 69.9 2.3 5,020 71.1 2.6
             

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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