Table C.2.

Diabetes Care Quality Improvement: A Resource Guide for State Action

Table C.2. Percent of non-institutionalized adults over age 18 saying they were diagnosed with diabetes who reported having important tests in the past year (or two years in one case), by national population subgroup, United States, 2000

Population SubgroupHbA1c testaLipid profile in past two yearsRetinal eye examinationFoot examinationInfluenza immunization
Population groupPopulation totalPercentdStandard errorPercentdStandard errorPercentdStandard errorPercentdStandard errorPercentdStandard error
Total12,608,03489.851.2794.320.8766.511.7666.401.7354.792.20
Race
White9,900,29190.351.3694.060.9266.712.0467.602.0657.382.31
Black2,168,83785.083.9294.941.6164.304.6360.364.1142.904.79
Asian/Pacific IslanderDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Aleut/Eskimo/American IndianDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Hispanic ethnicity
Hispanic1,633,32685.723.1791.222.1258.344.3366.194.0646.583.61
Non-Hispanic10,974,70890.491.3294.780.8967.711.8866.431.9956.002.46
Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic, White8,414,74391.071.4294.620.9567.792.2567.882.3759.182.55
Non-Hispanic, Black2,080,62386.003.6794.761.6765.754.6760.404.3643.414.86
Non-Hispanic, OtherDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Gender
Male5,872,19990.041.8195.571.0869.182.7268.672.3956.642.93
Female6,735,83689.681.7993.221.1964.172.1664.402.2953.182.64
Age
18-442,072,04683.413.9287.633.4753.814.9059.453.7329.944.77
45-645,308,84392.281.6394.821.2166.052.7866.542.7448.702.85
65 and over5,227,14590.241.9996.461.0772.102.5869.132.6070.822.88
Educationb
Less than high school (<12 years )3,985,85387.262.5193.741.4863.732.7666.692.8854.053.25
High school graduate (=12 years)4,210,76389.812.2994.561.3560.993.3764.082.7251.652.82
At least some college (>12 years)4,245,48592.021.7395.091.4474.482.4667.443.0558.394.03
Employment statusc
Employed4,812,61387.441.9793.701.4160.243.3062.072.7642.373.36
Not employed2,537,70594.292.1891.012.1067.173.4570.132.9946.043.55
Insurance
Age 18-64           
Any private5,329,71090.781.8594.041.2862.923.0065.692.5444.523.10
Public onlyDSUDSUDSU88.673.6268.274.3364.735.3842.965.37
UninsuredDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Age 65 and over           
Medicare onlyDSUDSUDSU95.601.7276.684.6868.874.8265.155.82
Medicare and private2,749,32391.402.5897.791.0971.293.8269.483.9475.963.79
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No insurance/private onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family income
Negative or poor(<100% of poverty level)1,778,85586.813.3986.692.9463.443.4460.284.3348.125.26
Near poor/low income(100-<200% of poverty level)3,021,43888.852.8393.951.6164.433.4768.183.1557.573.72
Middle income(200-<400% of poverty level)3,722,91690.142.1394.081.4160.943.7565.412.8051.263.78
High income(>=400% of poverty level)4,084,82591.412.1998.000.8974.492.6068.662.9558.753.19
MSA status
MSA9,671,40389.541.5494.800.9967.192.0467.241.9954.862.60
Non-MSA2,936,63290.912.2892.741.4164.273.1863.613.3554.553.91
Perceived health status
Excellent/very good/good7,588,20090.221.4894.911.1768.021.9363.322.3553.872.44
Fair/poor5,019,83489.222.1593.421.2164.222.9971.122.6456.203.04

a See page preceding page for a discussion of the differences in denominators for BRFSS data and MEPS data
b Persons 18 and over with unknown education status not included.
c Employment status for persons 18-64 only.
d For all values, RSE < 30 percent.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality or confidentiality.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

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Current as of August 2008
Internet Citation: Table C.2.: Diabetes Care Quality Improvement: A Resource Guide for State Action. August 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/quality-resources/tools/diabguide/diabqguidetabc.2.html