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Table 1.23a
Percent of adults age 40 and over with diabetes who reported having a foot 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 71.5 1.6 12,935 73.0 1.3
Race White, single race 11,387 71.8 1.9 9,941 72.9 1.6
Black, single race 2,175 74.7 3.4 2,167 74.2 2.8
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 71.4 3.3 1,535 65.2 3.6
Non-Hispanic, all races 12,764 71.5 1.8 11,400 74.3 1.5
Non-Hispanic, White 9,609 71.9 2.2 8,486 74.7 1.9
Non-Hispanic, Black 2,149 75.0 3.5 2,158 74.1 2.8
Non-Hispanic, other DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Gender Male 7,077 71.5 2.2 6,423 74.1 1.8
Female 7,536 71.6 2.3 6,512 72.0 1.8
Age, not age adjusted 40-59 6,327 71.4 2.3 5,357 73.0 1.9
60 and over 8,286 71.7 1.7 7,578 72.9 1.6
Educationa Less than high school 4,326 67.1 2.7 4,299 66.3 2.5
High school graduate 5,234 69.7 3.0 4,243 72.2 2.4
At least some college 4,929 76.7 2.5 4,265 78.3 2.0
Employment statusb Employed 4,874 69.4 3.6 4,298 71.5 2.8
Not employed 3,397 74.4 2.6 2,868 74.2 2.6
Health insurance, ages 40-64 Any private 5,910 72.1 2.8 4,916 73.6 2.4
Public only 1,625 73.6 4.0 1,400 73.1 3.6
Uninsured DSU DSU DSU 850 61.5 4.8
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 1,732 67.2 3.9 1,730 68.6 3.4
Medicare and private 3,434 73.1 2.9 3,060 77.2 2.4
Medicare and other public 1,073 72.1 4.4 927 70.0 4.7
Family incomec Negative/poor 1,943 74.7 3.1 1,629 70.0 3.7
Near poor/low 3,447 63.3 3.6 3,193 73.4 2.9
Middle 4,236 69.1 2.9 3,774 69.7 2.6
High 4,986 76.2 2.9 4,339 77.2 2.1
Residence locationd Metropolitan-large 7,085 73.5 2.3 6,543 75.2 1.9
Metropolitan-small 4,569 70.9 2.6 3,804 71.7 2.9
Micropolitan 1,903 68.9 4.3 1,742 68.6 3.8
Noncore 1,057 65.7 6.4 846 67.3 6.1
Perceived health status Excellent/very good/good 8,632 71.4 2.2 7,307 72.5 1.9
Fair/poor 5,981 71.6 2.2 5,629 73.6 2.0

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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