Women With Diabetes: Quality of Health Care, 2004-2005

Table 14. Adults age 18 and over with diabetes who had a hemoglobin A1c measurement in the past year, by gender, United States, 2004

Total | Women | Men

Total

Population group Sample size Weighted size (in thousands) Percent SE
Total   1,276 12,720 91.5 0.9
Age 18-44 198 1,819 85.7 2.9
45-64 588 6,076 92.1 1.2
65 and over 490 4,825 93.0 1.2
Race White only 972 10,059 91.9 0.9
Black only 226 1,793 87.6 2.7
Other * * * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 976 10,992 92.5 1.0
Non-Hispanic, White 686 8,415 93.3 1.0
Non-Hispanic, Black 220 1,754 87.4 2.8
Hispanic, all races 300 1,728 85.5 2.4
Health insurance, age 18-64 Any private 472 5,686 92.3 1.2
Public only 198 1,331 91.6 2.0
Uninsured 116 877 78.1 4.4
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 123 1,363 92.7 2.2
Medicare and private 238 2,684 92.4 1.8
Medicare and other public 121 708 96.5 1.4
Family incomeb Negative/poor 266 1,599 87.1 2.7
Near poor/low 312 2,856 90.6 1.7
Middle 362 3,739 91.9 1.6
High 336 4,525 93.3 1.5
Educationc Less than high school 456 3,469 87.8 1.7
High school graduate 404 4,515 92.4 1.6
At least some college 405 4,653 93.4 1.4
Residence location Metropolitan-large 583 6,107 91.6 1.1
Metropolitan-small 407 3,994 90.1 1.7
Micropolitan 173 1,602 93.1 2.3
Noncore 113 1,016 93.9 2.2
Preferred language Other 207 1,212 92.0 2.2
English 1,069 11,508 91.5 0.9

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Women

Population group Sample size Weighted size (in thousands) Percent SE
Total   740 6,756 91.8 1.1
Age 18-44 127 1,045 83.9 4.2
45-64 326 3,090 91.3 1.8
65 and over 287 2,621 95.5 1.2
Race White only 547 5,265 91.5 1.3
Black only 150 1,057 91.9 2.4
Other * * * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 557 5,808 92.5 1.2
Non-Hispanic, White 374 4,374 92.4 1.5
Non-Hispanic, Black 145 1,023 91.9 2.4
Hispanic, all races 183 948 87.7 2.7
Health insurance, age 18-64 Any private 236 2,705 91.5 1.9
Public only 143 932 92.1 2.0
Uninsured * * * *
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only * * * *
Medicare and private 128 1,354 95.4 1.7
Medicare and other public * * * *
Family incomeb Negative/poor 182 1,003 88.1 3.1
Near poor/low 194 1,732 92.2 1.9
Middle 206 2,042 90.9 2.1
High 158 1,980 94.2 2.2
Educationc Less than high school 273 1,859 86.9 2.5
High school graduate 251 2,637 93.2 1.9
At least some college 212 2,217 94.0 1.8
Residence location Metropolitan-large 342 3,193 90.5 1.7
Metropolitan-small 249 2,291 93.1 1.7
Micropolitan * * * *
Noncore * * * *
Preferred language Other 127 696 92.1 2.8
English 613 6,060 91.7 1.2

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Men

Population group Sample size Weighted size (in thousands) Percent SE
Total   536 5,964 91.2 1.4
Age 18-44 * * * *
45-64 262 2,986 92.9 1.6
65 and over 203 2,205 90.0 2.2
Race White only 425 4,794 92.4 1.4
Black only * * * *
Other * * * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 419 5,184 92.5 1.4
Non-Hispanic, White 312 4,041 94.3 1.3
Non-Hispanic, Black * * * *
Hispanic, all races 117 780 82.9 4.4
Health insurance, age 18-64 Any private 236 2,981 93.0 1.8
Public only * * * *
Uninsured * * * *
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only * * * *
Medicare and private 110 1,330 89.3 3.2
Medicare and other public * * * *
Family incomeb Negative/poor * * * *
Near poor/low 118 1,125 88.3 3.1
Middle 156 1,697 93.1 2.2
High 178 2,546 92.6 2.1
Educationc Less than high school 183 1,610 88.9 2.5
High school graduate 153 1,877 91.3 2.7
At least some college 193 2,436 92.8 1.9
Residence location Metropolitan-large 241 2,914 92.8 1.7
Metropolitan-small 158 1,703 86.2 3.2
Micropolitan * * * *
Noncore * * * *
Preferred language Other * * * *
English 456 5,448 91.1 1.5

a Adults with DSDIA53=1 are defined as with diabetes.
b 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.
c 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.
* Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.
Key: SE: standard error.
Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 14. Adults age 18 and over with diabetes who had a hemoglobin A1c measurement in the past year, by gender, United States, 2004. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/women-and-diabetes-2004-2005/wmdiabapbtab14.html