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Table 1.19
Percent of adults age 40 and over with diabetes who had all three exams in the past year: hemoglobin A1c test, eye examination, and foot examination, United States, 2002 and 2004
Population group 2004 2002
Total population (in thousands)e Percentf Standard errorf Total population (in thousands)e Percentf Standard errorf
Total   14,613 46.7 1.9 12,935 47.5 1.6
Race White, single race 11,387 47.4 2.1 9,941 47.8 1.8
Black, single race 2,175 46.7 4.2 2,167 46.2 3.4
AI/AN, single race DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Asian, single race DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
NHOPI, single race DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Multiple races DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 1,849 38.8 3.2 1,535 36.2 3.5
Non-Hispanic, all races 12,764 48.0 2.1 11,400 49.2 1.7
Non-Hispanic, White 9,609 49.2 2.5 8,486 50.2 2.0
Non-Hispanic, Black 2,149 47.4 4.2 2,158 46.2 3.4
Non-Hispanic, other DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Gender Male 7,077 46.8 2.5 6,423 48.2 2.2
Female 7,536 46.7 2.4 6,512 46.8 2.3
Age, not age adjusted 40-59 6,327 45.5 2.5 5,357 46.4 2.2
60 and over 8,286 48.6 2.1 7,578 49.3 2.1
Educationa Less than high school 4,326 35.2 2.9 4,299 37.7 2.9
High school graduate 5,234 45.7 3.4 4,243 47.3 2.7
At least some college 4,929 55.9 2.8 4,265 55.8 2.7
Employment statusb Employed 4,874 49.1 3.6 4,298 48.9 3.1
Not employed 3,397 39.9 3.1 2,868 42.1 3.2
Health insurance, ages 40-64 Any private 5,910 47.3 2.8 4,916 50.2 2.6
Public only 1,625 42.3 5.0 1,400 37.2 4.1
Uninsured DSU DSU DSU 850 26.2 4.7
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 1,732 47.3 4.6 1,730 48.0 3.9
Medicare and private 3,434 51.7 3.1 3,060 53.8 3.3
Medicare and other public 1,073 44.9 5.3 927 50.8 5.5
Family incomec Negative/poor 1,943 38.4 4.0 1,629 41.2 4.3
Near poor/low 3,447 37.6 4.0 3,193 40.2 3.6
Middle 4,236 41.9 3.1 3,774 44.4 2.6
High 4,986 58.4 3.1 4,339 57.4 2.8
Residence locationd Metropolitan-large 7,085 48.0 2.9 6,543 50.8 2.5
Metropolitan-small 4,569 47.4 3.0 3,804 48.0 3.0
Micropolitan 1,903 39.6 5.5 1,742 40.7 4.4
Noncore 1,057 47.3 6.3 846 33.1 5.7
Perceived health status Excellent/very good/good 8,632 46.6 2.4 7,307 50.1 2.0
Fair/poor 5,981 46.8 2.8 5,629 43.9 2.5

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 ages 40-64 only.

c Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, over the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; middle, 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and high, 400 percent of the poverty line and over.

d For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

e Adult diabetes population, age 40 and over. Numbers may not add to total due to missing data or rounding.

f Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population with 2 age groups: 40-59, 60 and over, except where indicated. Denominator excludes missing values.

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

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander.

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

 

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