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

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

Total | Women | Men

Total

Population groupSample sizeWeighted size (in thousands)PercentSE
Total 1,27612,72091.50.9
Age18-441981,81985.72.9
45-645886,07692.11.2
65 and over4904,82593.01.2
RaceWhite only97210,05991.90.9
Black only2261,79387.62.7
Other****
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races97610,99292.51.0
Non-Hispanic, White6868,41593.31.0
Non-Hispanic, Black2201,75487.42.8
Hispanic, all races3001,72885.52.4
Health insurance, age 18-64Any private4725,68692.31.2
Public only1981,33191.62.0
Uninsured11687778.14.4
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only1231,36392.72.2
Medicare and private2382,68492.41.8
Medicare and other public12170896.51.4
Family incomebNegative/poor2661,59987.12.7
Near poor/low3122,85690.61.7
Middle3623,73991.91.6
High3364,52593.31.5
EducationcLess than high school4563,46987.81.7
High school graduate4044,51592.41.6
At least some college4054,65393.41.4
Residence locationMetropolitan-large5836,10791.61.1
Metropolitan-small4073,99490.11.7
Micropolitan1731,60293.12.3
Noncore1131,01693.92.2
Preferred languageOther2071,21292.02.2
English1,06911,50891.50.9

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Women

Population groupSample sizeWeighted size (in thousands)PercentSE
Total 7406,75691.81.1
Age18-441271,04583.94.2
45-643263,09091.31.8
65 and over2872,62195.51.2
RaceWhite only5475,26591.51.3
Black only1501,05791.92.4
Other****
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races5575,80892.51.2
Non-Hispanic, White3744,37492.41.5
Non-Hispanic, Black1451,02391.92.4
Hispanic, all races18394887.72.7
Health insurance, age 18-64Any private2362,70591.51.9
Public only14393292.12.0
Uninsured****
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only****
Medicare and private1281,35495.41.7
Medicare and other public****
Family incomebNegative/poor1821,00388.13.1
Near poor/low1941,73292.21.9
Middle2062,04290.92.1
High1581,98094.22.2
EducationcLess than high school2731,85986.92.5
High school graduate2512,63793.21.9
At least some college2122,21794.01.8
Residence locationMetropolitan-large3423,19390.51.7
Metropolitan-small2492,29193.11.7
Micropolitan****
Noncore****
Preferred languageOther12769692.12.8
English6136,06091.71.2

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Men

Population groupSample sizeWeighted size (in thousands)PercentSE
Total 5365,96491.21.4
Age18-44****
45-642622,98692.91.6
65 and over2032,20590.02.2
RaceWhite only4254,79492.41.4
Black only****
Other****
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races4195,18492.51.4
Non-Hispanic, White3124,04194.31.3
Non-Hispanic, Black****
Hispanic, all races11778082.94.4
Health insurance, age 18-64Any private2362,98193.01.8
Public only****
Uninsured****
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only****
Medicare and private1101,33089.33.2
Medicare and other public****
Family incomebNegative/poor****
Near poor/low1181,12588.33.1
Middle1561,69793.12.2
High1782,54692.62.1
EducationcLess than high school1831,61088.92.5
High school graduate1531,87791.32.7
At least some college1932,43692.81.9
Residence locationMetropolitan-large2412,91492.81.7
Metropolitan-small1581,70386.23.2
Micropolitan****
Noncore****
Preferred languageOther****
English4565,44891.11.5

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 November 2008
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: Women With Diabetes: Quality of Health Care, 2004-2005. November 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/women-and-diabetes-2004-2005/wmdiabapbtab14.html