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Table 1.20a
Percent of adults age 40 and over with diabetes who reported having a hemoglobin A1c measurement at least once in the past year, 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 91.5 1.0 12,935 91.7 0.9
Race White, single race 11,387 91.7 1.1 9,941 91.6 1.0
Black, single race 2,175 88.3 3.1 2,167 90.4 2.2
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 83.7 2.7 1,535 87.6 2.4
Non-Hispanic, all races 12,764 92.7 1.1 11,400 92.2 0.9
Non-Hispanic, White 9,609 93.5 1.2 8,486 92.3 1.1
Non-Hispanic, Black 2,149 88.2 3.2 2,158 90.4 2.2
Non-Hispanic, other DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Gender Male 7,077 91.0 1.5 6,423 92.5 1.2
Female 7,536 91.8 1.3 6,512 90.8 1.3
Age, not age adjusted 40-59 6,327 90.7 1.4 5,357 92.3 1.2
60 and over 8,286 92.8 1.0 7,578 90.6 1.2
Educationa Less than high school 4,326 87.5 2.1 4,299 87.3 2.2
High school graduate 5,234 91.3 2.1 4,243 92.0 1.4
At least some college 4,929 94.1 1.4 4,265 94.4 1.2
Employment statusb Employed 4,874 92.3 1.8 4,298 93.3 1.6
Not employed 3,397 90.1 1.6 2,868 90.6 1.8
Health insurance, ages 40-64 Any private 5,910 92.8 1.3 4,916 94.7 1.1
Public only 1,625 89.8 2.5 1,400 88.7 3.1
Uninsured DSU DSU DSU 850 84.8 3.8
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 1,732 92.7 2.2 1,730 86.7 3.1
Medicare and private 3,434 92.4 1.8 3,060 90.4 2.0
Medicare and other public 1,073 96.5 1.4 927 94.0 2.4
Family incomec Negative/poor 1,943 87.1 3.2 1,629 90.9 2.7
Near poor/low 3,447 92.2 1.7 3,193 91.3 1.8
Middle 4,236 90.5 1.9 3,774 89.2 1.7
High 4,986 93.4 1.6 4,339 94.3 1.2
Residence locationd Metropolitan-large 7,085 91.2 1.3 6,543 92.3 1.2
Metropolitan-small 4,569 90.2 1.8 3,804 92.2 1.6
Micropolitan 1,903 93.1 2.7 1,742 87.9 2.3
Noncore DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Perceived health status Excellent/very good/good 8,632 91.4 1.3 7,307 92.4 1.1
Fair/poor 5,981 91.5 1.4 5,629 90.5 1.6

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 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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