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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.17
Percent of adults age 18 and over with diabetes who reported receiving a lipid profile in the past 2 years, United States, 2000 and 2002
    2002 2000
Population group Total population (in thousands)g Percent Standard error Total population (in thousands)g Percent Standard error
               
Total   14,015 95.0 0.6 12,608 94.3 0.9
               
Racea White 10,765 95.1 0.7 - - - - - -
Black 2,368 94.4 1.4 - - - - - -
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 91.4 1.6 1,633 91.2 2.1
Non-Hispanic, all races 12,262 95.5 0.7 10,975 94.8 0.9
Non-Hispanic, White 9,093 95.8 0.7 8,415 94.6 1.0
Non-Hispanic, Black 2,359 94.3 1.4 2,081 94.8 1.7
Non-Hispanic, other DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
               
Gender Male 6,914 94.4 1.0 5,872 95.6 1.1
Female 7,101 95.6 0.7 6,736 93.2 1.2
               
Age 18-44 1,884 85.3 2.7 2,072 87.6 3.5
45-64 6,386 95.6 0.9 5,309 94.8 1.2
65 and over 5,745 97.4 0.6 5,227 96.5 1.1
               
Educationc Less than high school 4,511 93.7 0.9 3,986 93.7 1.5
High school graduate 4,554 95.7 0.9 4,211 94.6 1.4
At least some college 4,808 95.6 1.2 4,245 95.1 1.4
               
Employment statusd Employed 5,124 93.4 1.2 4,726 93.3 1.4
Not employed 3,146 93.3 1.4 2,655 91.9 2.0
               
Health insurance, age 18-64 Any private 5,677 95.2 1.0 5,330 94.0 1.3
Public only 1,570 94.6 1.5 1,213 88.7 3.6
Uninsured 1,023 80.8 3.7 DSU DSU DSU
               
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 1,730 96.7 1.3 1,593 95.6 1.7
Medicare and private 3,060 98.0 0.8 2,749 97.8 1.1
Medicare and other public 924 96.3 1.7 DSU DSU DSU
               
Family incomee Negative or poor 1,801 93.4 1.5 1,744 87.6 2.4
Near poor/low income 3,454 93.7 1.3 3,085 93.8 1.7
Middle income 4,112 94.5 1.1 3,610 93.5 1.5
High income 4,647 97.1 0.9 4,168 98.2 0.9
               
Residence locationf Metropolitan-large 7,127 95.1 0.9 6,417 94.7 1.3
Metropolitan-small 4,049 95.6 1.0 3,457 95.4 1.5
Micropolitan 1,872 95.0 1.3 1,706 91.4 2.2
Noncore 967 92.0 2.9 DSU DSU DSU
               
Perceived health status Excellent, very good or good 8,038 94.2 0.9 7,588 94.9 1.2
Fair or poor 5,977 96.1 0.7 5,020 93.4 1.2
               

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.

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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