Table 15. Adults age 18 and over with diabetes who had a dilated eye examination 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 1,59515,56867.41.5
Age18-442372,18546.94.0
45-647207,16666.32.2
65 and over6386,21776.01.8
RaceWhite only1,18712,12367.81.7
Black only3082,35867.13.3
Other1001,08764.44.9
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races1,23013,47468.41.6
Non-Hispanic, White83910,13169.11.9
Non-Hispanic, Black3012,31467.03.4
Hispanic, all races3652,09460.93.3
Health insurance, age 18-64Any private5466,51965.52.3
Public only2761,83361.23.5
Uninsured13599938.35.0
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only1581,68777.33.3
Medicare and private3003,36676.02.8
Medicare and other public1691,06274.14.1
Family incomebNegative/poor3602,20462.33.3
Near poor/low4133,67960.93.0
Middle4334,47966.82.8
High3895,20674.82.1
EducationcLess than high school6124,57962.22.4
High school graduate5055,55468.52.5
At least some college4625,30970.72.5
Residence locationMetropolitan-large7377,42968.62.1
Metropolitan-small5014,86468.42.8
Micropolitan2232,05464.93.5
Noncore1341,22260.65.4
Preferred languageOther2521,55155.53.9
English1,34314,01868.71.6

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Women

Population groupSample sizeWeighted size (in thousands)PercentSE
Total 9258,15567.01.9
Age18-441441,18847.45.1
45-644043,57766.23.0
65 and over3773,39074.62.6
RaceWhite only6586,14766.42.4
Black only2101,42269.43.4
Other****
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races7026,99967.82.1
Non-Hispanic, White4475,06067.62.8
Non-Hispanic, Black2041,38369.03.4
Hispanic, all races2231,15562.14.0
Health insurance, age 18-64Any private2682,96763.63.4
Public only1981,25465.14.1
Uninsured****
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only****
Medicare and private1601,68872.94.0
Medicare and other public12270771.34.8
Family incomebNegative/poor2501,37363.04.0
Near poor/low2572,22962.53.6
Middle2412,35567.43.6
High1772,19773.63.3
EducationcLess than high school3722,48864.42.9
High school graduate3043,11670.03.2
At least some college2402,46665.73.6
Residence locationMetropolitan-large4343,92167.12.7
Metropolitan-small3112,76170.63.4
Micropolitan11995757.25.4
Noncore****
Preferred languageOther15187757.55.1
English7747,27868.12.0

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Men

Population groupSample sizeWeighted size (in thousands)PercentSE
Total 6707,41467.92.2
Age18-44****
45-643163,58966.33.0
65 and over2612,82777.63.1
RaceWhite only5295,97669.22.3
Black only****
Other****
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races5286,47569.22.3
Non-Hispanic, White3925,07070.62.4
Non-Hispanic, Black****
Hispanic, all races14293959.35.1
Health insurance, age 18-64Any private2783,55367.13.0
Public only****
Uninsured****
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only****
Medicare and private1401,67879.13.9
Medicare and other public****
Family incomebNegative/poor11083161.35.2
Near poor/low1561,45058.54.8
Middle1922,12466.13.9
High2123,00975.62.9
EducationcLess than high school2402,09259.64.0
High school graduate2012,43866.53.7
At least some college2222,84375.13.3
Residence locationMetropolitan-large3033,50870.33.0
Metropolitan-small1902,10365.54.5
Micropolitan1041,09671.64.8
Noncore****
Preferred languageOther10167452.85.6
English5696,74069.42.3

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 November 2008
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: 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/wmdiabapbtab15.html