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Percent of adults with diabetes who had a foot examination in the past year
National Alliance for Diabetes Quality Improvement, National Quality Forum, 2002.
1.19a Percent of adults age 18 and over with diabetes who reported having a foot examination in the past year, United States, 2000 and 2002.
National Data Source
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS).
Adults, age 18 and over, with diabetes who answered the question: During the survey year, "How many times did a health professional check your feet for any sores or irritations?" Nonresponses and "Don't Know" responses were excluded.
Adults with diabetes who had a foot examination 1 or more times in the survey year.
1.19b Percent of adults age 18 and over with diabetes who had a foot examination in the past year, by State, 2001 and 2003.
State Data Source
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS).
Adults, age 18 and over, with diabetes.
Adults with diabetes who had a foot examination 1 or more times in the survey years.
The national table reports data from the MEPS Diabetes Care Survey (DCS). See the MEPS entry in the Data Source section of this appendix for more information on the DCS.
This measure is also a Healthy People 2010 measure (5-14).
Percents in the State table are age-adjusted to the 2000 standard population.