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

Table 21b. Adults age 50 and over with diabetes who reported they had ever received a colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, or proctoscopy, by gender, United States, 2005

Total | Women | Men

Total

Population group Sample size Weighted size
(in thousands)
Percent SE
Total   1,852 11,107 51.3 1.3
Age 50-64 892 5,734 45.6 1.9
65-74 544 3,165 57.8 2.5
75 and over 416 2,208 56.7 2.8
Race White only 1,424 8,954 52.4 1.5
Black only 343 1,635 49.2 2.7
Other 85 518 38.5 6.2
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 279 1,167 37.8 3.3
Non-Hispanic, all races 1,573 9,940 52.9 1.4
Non-Hispanic, White 1,171 7,915 54.5 1.6
Non-Hispanic, Black 344 1,631 48.9 2.7
Non-Hispanic, Other 58 394 37.7 7.7
Health insurance, ages 50-64 Private 534 3,718 50.2 2.4
Public 239 1,269 44.5 3.8
Uninsured 119 747 25.1 5.1
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare and private 504 3,033 60.9 2.5
Medicare and public 195 930 52.5 4.3
Medicare only 261 1,411 52.8 3.8
Family incomeb Negative/poor 302 1,281 44.0 3.3
Near poor/low 550 2,895 46.3 2.5
Middle 571 3,671 49.8 2.5
High 429 3,261 60.4 2.7
Educationc Less than high school 562 2,970 41.4 2.5
High school graduate 569 3,583 48.4 2.6
At least some college 711 4,497 60.4 2.1

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Women

Population group Sample size Weighted size
(in thousands)
Percent SE
Total   1,031 5,733 48.5 1.8
Age 50-64 487 2,898 45.1 2.8
65-74 292 1,597 53.8 3.5
75 and over 252 1,239 49.9 3.8
Race White only 777 4,510 48.3 2.2
Black only 210 992 50.1 3.7
Other * * * *
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 171 661 35.6 5.4
Non-Hispanic, all races 860 5,072 50.2 1.9
Non-Hispanic, White 618 3,896 50.5 2.4
Non-Hispanic, Black 212 999 50.0 3.7
Non-Hispanic, Other * * * *
Health insurance, ages 50-64 Private 275 1,770 53.1 3.6
Public 137 685 39.5 4.9
Uninsured 75 443 21.7 5.5
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare and private 268 1,476 53.1 3.5
Medicare and public 116 522 49.4 5.6
Medicare only 160 838 52.0 5.2
Family incomeb Negative/poor 213 870 44.3 4.2
Near poor/low 348 1,767 42.1 2.8
Middle 287 1,758 49.1 3.3
High 183 1,338 59.1 4.2
Educationc Less than high school 351 1,736 39.3 2.9
High school graduate 325 1,961 45.3 3.5
At least some college 351 2,019 60.0 3.0

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Men

Population group Sample size Weighted size
(in thousands)
Percent SE
Total   821 5,374 54.2 2.0
Age 50-64 405 2,837 46.2 2.8
65-74 252 1,568 61.9 3.5
75 and over 164 970 65.3 4.0
Race White only 647 4,444 56.6 2.2
Black only 133 643 47.9 5.2
Other * * * *
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 108 506 40.7 5.7
Non-Hispanic, all races 713 4,868 55.7 2.1
Non-Hispanic, White 553 4,019 58.3 2.3
Non-Hispanic, Black 132 633 47.1 5.3
Non-Hispanic, Other * * * *
Health insurance, ages 50-64 Private 259 1,948 47.5 3.5
Public 102 584 50.4 5.3
Uninsured * * * *
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare and private 236 1,557 68.3 3.4
Medicare and public 79 408 56.4 6.7
Medicare only 101 573 54.0 5.6
Family incomeb Negative/poor 89 410 43.4 5.9
Near poor/low 202 1,127 52.8 4.0
Middle 284 1,913 50.4 3.4
High 246 1,923 61.2 3.7
Educationc Less than high school 211 1,234 44.3 4.2
High school graduate 244 1,622 52.1 3.7
At least some college 360 2,477 60.8 2.8

a Adults with DIBEV=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:  for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey. 

Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 21b. Adults age 50 and over with diabetes who reported they had ever received a colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, or proctoscopy, by gender, United States, 2005. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/women-and-diabetes-2004-2005/wmdiabapbtab21b.html