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Table 1.21
Percent of adults age 40 and over with diabetes who reported receiving a lipid profile in the past 2 years, 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 96.2 0.6 12,935 95.7 0.7
Race White, single race 11,387 95.3 0.8 9,941 95.8 0.8
Black, single race 2,175 99.1 0.5 2,167 95.3 1.5
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 91.1 2.2 1,535 93.2 1.3
Non-Hispanic, all races 12,764 97.0 0.6 11,400 96.0 0.8
Non-Hispanic, White 9,609 96.3 0.8 8,486 96.2 0.9
Non-Hispanic, Black 2,149 99.1 0.5 2,158 95.3 1.5
Non-Hispanic, other DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Gender Male 7,077 95.7 0.9 6,423 95.1 1.1
Female 7,536 96.7 0.8 6,512 96.3 0.8
Age, not age adjusted 40-59 6,327 94.9 0.9 5,357 94.7 1.1
60 and over 8,286 98.2 0.5 7,578 97.3 0.5
Educationa Less than high school 4,326 94.1 1.4 4,299 94.5 1.2
High school graduate 5,234 96.7 0.9 4,243 96.5 0.9
At least some college 4,929 97.3 0.9 4,265 96.1 1.4
Employment statusb Employed 4,874 95.7 1.4 4,298 96.6 0.8
Not employed 3,397 95.6 1.1 2,868 94.7 1.3
Health insurance, ages 40-64 Any private 5,910 96.9 0.9 4,916 97.5 0.7
Public only 1,625 96.0 1.2 1,400 95.4 1.5
Uninsured DSU DSU DSU 850 85.6 3.5
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 1,732 98.2 0.9 1,730 96.6 1.3
Medicare and private 3,434 99.2 0.6 3,060 98.0 0.8
Medicare and other public 1,073 97.9 0.9 927 96.3 1.7
Family incomec Negative/poor 1,943 94.5 1.5 1,629 94.5 1.6
Near poor/low 3,447 94.7 1.6 3,193 92.4 2.2
Middle 4,236 95.8 1.3 3,774 95.9 1.2
High 4,986 97.7 0.9 4,339 97.6 0.8
Residence locationd Metropolitan-large 7,085 96.7 0.8 6,543 96.1 1.1
Metropolitan-small 4,569 96.4 1.1 3,804 95.0 1.2
Micropolitan 1,903 94.0 2.4 1,742 95.9 1.3
Noncore 1,057 95.4 2.9 846 94.9 2.6
Perceived health status Excellent/very good/good 8,632 96.5 0.8 7,307 95.3 0.9
Fair/poor 5,981 95.8 1.0 5,629 96.1 0.9

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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