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Table 1.22a
Percent of adults age 40 and over with diabetes who reported having an eye examination 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 67.9 1.6 12,935 68.1 1.4
Race White, single race 11,387 68.0 1.9 9,941 68.1 1.5
Black, single race 2,175 68.6 3.5 2,167 68.5 3.0
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 58.8 3.4 1,535 61.7 3.1
Non-Hispanic, all races 12,764 69.4 1.7 11,400 69.0 1.5
Non-Hispanic, White 9,609 69.9 2.1 8,486 69.3 1.7
Non-Hispanic, Black 2,149 68.9 3.6 2,158 68.6 3.1
Non-Hispanic, other DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Gender Male 7,077 68.5 2.2 6,423 67.5 1.9
Female 7,536 67.2 2.2 6,512 68.5 2.0
Age, not age adjusted 40-59 6,327 64.1 2.1 5,357 65.7 2.0
60 and over 8,286 73.9 1.8 7,578 72.0 1.6
Educationa Less than high school 4,326 60.1 2.7 4,299 61.9 3.0
High school graduate 5,234 68.6 2.9 4,243 69.3 2.4
At least some college 4,929 73.1 2.5 4,265 72.4 2.3
Employment statusb Employed 4,874 67.0 2.9 4,298 67.2 2.6
Not employed 3,397 61.8 3.3 2,868 61.0 2.9
Health insurance, ages 40-64 Any private 5,910 67.0 2.6 4,916 68.0 2.5
Public only 1,625 66.0 3.6 1,400 56.4 3.5
Uninsured DSU DSU DSU 850 48.6 5.4
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 1,732 77.3 3.4 1,730 75.8 3.3
Medicare and private 3,434 76.0 2.8 3,060 77.7 2.3
Medicare and other public 1,073 74.1 4.3 927 70.2 4.6
Family incomec Negative/poor 1,943 62.4 3.7 1,629 60.9 3.7
Near poor/low 3,447 58.2 3.6 3,193 63.5 3.4
Middle 4,236 65.1 3.2 3,774 65.8 2.5
High 4,986 77.1 2.1 4,339 76.0 2.3
Residence locationd Metropolitan-large 7,085 69.1 2.1 6,543 69.8 2.0
Metropolitan-small 4,569 67.7 2.9 3,804 67.7 2.6
Micropolitan 1,903 66.2 4.5 1,742 66.2 3.5
Noncore 1,057 63.8 5.5 846 59.7 5.0
Perceived health status Excellent/very good/good 8,632 67.6 2.1 7,307 69.9 1.7
Fair/poor 5,981 68.2 2.3 5,629 65.9 2.1

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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