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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.15
Percent of adults age 18 and over with diabetes who had at least one hemoglobin A1c test, a retinal eye examination, and a foot examination in the past year, United States, 2000 and 2002
    2002 2000
Population group Total population (in thousands)g Percenth Standard error Total population (in thousands)g Percenth Standard error
               
Total   14,015 52.7 1.6 12,608 48.2 2.0
               
Racea White 10,765 52.4 1.8 - - - - - -
Black 2,368 54.1 3.6 - - - - - -
American Indian/Alaska Native DSU DSU DSU - - - - - -
Asian DSU DSU DSU - - - - - -
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander DSU DSU DSU - - - - - -
Multiple races DSU DSU DSU - - - - - -
               
Ethnicityb Hispanic, all races 1,753 37.9 3.4 1,633 44.3 5.0
Non-Hispanic, all races 12,262 54.7 1.7 10,975 48.8 2.2
Non-Hispanic, White 9,093 55.1 1.9 8,415 50.0 2.7
Non-Hispanic, Black 2,359 54.1 3.7 2,081 42.3 5.8
Non-Hispanic, other DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
               
Gender Male 6,914 53.5 2.4 5,872 52.6 3.3
Female 7,101 52.0 2.1 6,736 44.3 2.3
               
Age 18-44 1,884 36.3 4.1 2,072 41.6 4.5
45-64 6,386 52.8 2.1 5,309 48.2 3.5
65 and over 5,745 58.6 2.4 5,227 51.6 3.2
               
Educationc Less than high school 4,511 46.2 2.9 3,986 46.8 3.0
High school graduate 4,554 53.9 2.5 4,211 42.4 3.6
At least some college 4,808 57.4 2.7 4,245 54.5 2.9
               
Employment statusd Employed 5,124 48.7 2.4 4,726 43.7 3.4
Not employed 3,146 49.2 3.2 2,655 51.2 3.9
               
Health insurance, age 18-64 Any private 5,677 54.1 2.3 5,330 47.7 3.1
Public only 1,570 46.0 4.6 DSU DSU DSU
Uninsured 1,023 24.0 4.5 DSU DSU DSU
               
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 1,730 56.8 4.1 DSU DSU DSU
Medicare and private 3,060 59.3 3.4 2,749 47.7 4.8
Medicare and other public 924 58.7 5.6 DSU DSU DSU
               
Family incomee Negative or poor 1,801 45.6 4.4 1,744 39.8 4.4
Near poor/low income 3,454 46.6 3.4 3,085 45.8 4.0
Middle income 4,112 50.3 2.7 3,610 49.2 3.9
High income 4,647 61.1 2.6 4,168 52.0 4.0
               
Residence locationf Metropolitan-large 7,127 55.1 2.7 6,417 50.4 2.7
Metropolitan-small 4,049 53.5 2.7 3,457 44.2 3.6
Micropolitan 1,872 46.2 4.5 1,706 48.9 5.7
Noncore 967 44.5 7.0 DSU DSU DSU
               
Perceived health status Excellent, very good or good 8,038 54.2 2.1 7,588 46.7 2.3
Fair or poor 5,977 50.5 2.4 5,020 50.7 3.5
               

a Prior to 2002, racial categories were not directly comparable to those used for 2002 data. Thus, race data for 2000 are not shown.

b Beginning in 2002, individuals could report multiple races. For 2002 and later years, Non-Hispanic White and Black categories exclude multiple race individuals and are not directly comparable to data from previous years.

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 Employment status for persons age 18-64 only.

e "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.

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

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

h Estimates exclude cases where the respondent did not know whether the tests were provided or a response was not ascertained by the interviewer.

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

- -  Data not shown. See footnote a.

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

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