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

Table 15. Adults age 18 and over with diabetes who had a dilated eye examination in the past year, by gender, United States, 2004

Total | Women | Men

Total

Population group Sample size Weighted size (in thousands) Percent SE
Total   1,595 15,568 67.4 1.5
Age 18-44 237 2,185 46.9 4.0
45-64 720 7,166 66.3 2.2
65 and over 638 6,217 76.0 1.8
Race White only 1,187 12,123 67.8 1.7
Black only 308 2,358 67.1 3.3
Other 100 1,087 64.4 4.9
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 1,230 13,474 68.4 1.6
Non-Hispanic, White 839 10,131 69.1 1.9
Non-Hispanic, Black 301 2,314 67.0 3.4
Hispanic, all races 365 2,094 60.9 3.3
Health insurance, age 18-64 Any private 546 6,519 65.5 2.3
Public only 276 1,833 61.2 3.5
Uninsured 135 999 38.3 5.0
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 158 1,687 77.3 3.3
Medicare and private 300 3,366 76.0 2.8
Medicare and other public 169 1,062 74.1 4.1
Family incomeb Negative/poor 360 2,204 62.3 3.3
Near poor/low 413 3,679 60.9 3.0
Middle 433 4,479 66.8 2.8
High 389 5,206 74.8 2.1
Educationc Less than high school 612 4,579 62.2 2.4
High school graduate 505 5,554 68.5 2.5
At least some college 462 5,309 70.7 2.5
Residence location Metropolitan-large 737 7,429 68.6 2.1
Metropolitan-small 501 4,864 68.4 2.8
Micropolitan 223 2,054 64.9 3.5
Noncore 134 1,222 60.6 5.4
Preferred language Other 252 1,551 55.5 3.9
English 1,343 14,018 68.7 1.6

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Women

Population group Sample size Weighted size (in thousands) Percent SE
Total   925 8,155 67.0 1.9
Age 18-44 144 1,188 47.4 5.1
45-64 404 3,577 66.2 3.0
65 and over 377 3,390 74.6 2.6
Race White only 658 6,147 66.4 2.4
Black only 210 1,422 69.4 3.4
Other * * * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 702 6,999 67.8 2.1
Non-Hispanic, White 447 5,060 67.6 2.8
Non-Hispanic, Black 204 1,383 69.0 3.4
Hispanic, all races 223 1,155 62.1 4.0
Health insurance, age 18-64 Any private 268 2,967 63.6 3.4
Public only 198 1,254 65.1 4.1
Uninsured * * * *
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only * * * *
Medicare and private 160 1,688 72.9 4.0
Medicare and other public 122 707 71.3 4.8
Family incomeb Negative/poor 250 1,373 63.0 4.0
Near poor/low 257 2,229 62.5 3.6
Middle 241 2,355 67.4 3.6
High 177 2,197 73.6 3.3
Educationc Less than high school 372 2,488 64.4 2.9
High school graduate 304 3,116 70.0 3.2
At least some college 240 2,466 65.7 3.6
Residence location Metropolitan-large 434 3,921 67.1 2.7
Metropolitan-small 311 2,761 70.6 3.4
Micropolitan 119 957 57.2 5.4
Noncore * * * *
Preferred language Other 151 877 57.5 5.1
English 774 7,278 68.1 2.0

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Men

Population group Sample size Weighted size (in thousands) Percent SE
Total   670 7,414 67.9 2.2
Age 18-44 * * * *
45-64 316 3,589 66.3 3.0
65 and over 261 2,827 77.6 3.1
Race White only 529 5,976 69.2 2.3
Black only * * * *
Other * * * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 528 6,475 69.2 2.3
Non-Hispanic, White 392 5,070 70.6 2.4
Non-Hispanic, Black * * * *
Hispanic, all races 142 939 59.3 5.1
Health insurance, age 18-64 Any private 278 3,553 67.1 3.0
Public only * * * *
Uninsured * * * *
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only * * * *
Medicare and private 140 1,678 79.1 3.9
Medicare and other public * * * *
Family incomeb Negative/poor 110 831 61.3 5.2
Near poor/low 156 1,450 58.5 4.8
Middle 192 2,124 66.1 3.9
High 212 3,009 75.6 2.9
Educationc Less than high school 240 2,092 59.6 4.0
High school graduate 201 2,438 66.5 3.7
At least some college 222 2,843 75.1 3.3
Residence location Metropolitan-large 303 3,508 70.3 3.0
Metropolitan-small 190 2,103 65.5 4.5
Micropolitan 104 1,096 71.6 4.8
Noncore * * * *
Preferred language Other 101 674 52.8 5.6
English 569 6,740 69.4 2.3

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 15. Adults age 18 and over with diabetes who had a dilated eye examination in the past year, by gender, United States, 2004. Content last updated October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/women-and-diabetes-2004-2005/wmdiabapbtab15.html