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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.19a
Percent of adults age 18 and over with diabetes who reported having a foot examination in the past year, 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 71.7 1.2 12,608 66.4 1.7
               
Racea White 10,765 71.8 1.4 - - - - - -
Black 2,368 73.1 2.6 - - - - - -
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 63.4 3.3 1,633 66.2 4.1
Non-Hispanic, all races 12,262 72.9 1.3 10,975 66.4 2.0
Non-Hispanic, White 9,093 73.5 1.6 8,415 67.9 2.4
Non-Hispanic, Black 2,359 73.0 2.6 2,081 60.4 4.4
Non-Hispanic, other DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
               
Gender Male 6,914 74.1 1.7 5,872 68.7 2.4
Female 7,101 69.3 1.6 6,736 64.4 2.3
               
Age 18-44 1,884 58.4 3.7 2,072 59.5 3.7
45-64 6,386 73.9 1.9 5,309 66.5 2.7
65 and over 5,745 73.6 1.9 5,227 69.1 2.6
               
Educationc Less than high school 4,511 67.0 2.1 3,986 66.7 2.9
High school graduate 4,554 72.1 2.2 4,211 64.1 2.7
At least some college 4,808 75.4 2.1 4,245 67.4 3.1
               
Employment statusd Employed 5,124 69.5 2.0 4,726 61.6 2.6
Not employed 3,146 72.0 2.5 2,655 69.9 3.1
               
Health insurance, age 18-64 Any private 5,677 72.2 2.1 5,330 65.7 2.5
Public only 1,570 70.7 3.2 1,213 64.7 5.4
Uninsured 1,023 60.0 4.7 DSU DSU DSU
               
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 1,730 68.6 3.4 1,593 68.9 4.8
Medicare and private 3,060 77.2 2.4 2,749 69.5 3.9
Medicare and other public 924 69.9 4.9 DSU DSU DSU
               
Family incomee Negative or poor 1,801 68.6 3.2 1,744 61.5 4.2
Near poor/low income 3,454 70.1 2.5 3,085 66.8 3.0
Middle income 4,112 69.3 2.2 3,610 66.8 2.9
High income 4,647 76.2 2.0 4,168 67.8 3.1
               
Residence locationf Metropolitan-large 7,127 73.4 1.7 6,417 67.4 2.5
Metropolitan-small 4,049 71.5 2.4 3,457 65.2 3.4
Micropolitan 1,872 68.3 2.9 1,706 67.0 4.2
Noncore 967 66.4 4.8 DSU DSU DSU
               
Perceived health status Excellent, very good or good 8,038 70.4 1.8 7,588 63.3 2.3
Fair or poor 5,977 73.4 1.8 5,020 71.1 2.6
               

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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