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

Table 9a. Adults age 18 and over who reported an emergency room visit in the past year,a by diagnosed diabetes status, United States, 2004

Total | With diabetes | Without diabetes

Total

Population group Sample size Weighted size (in thousands) Percent SE
Total   22,928 220,403 14.5 0.3
Age 18-44 11,901 111,437 13.5 0.4
45-64 7,280 71,924 12.5 0.5
65 and over 3,747 37,042 21.4 0.8
Gender Male 10,441 106,571 13.2 0.5
Female 12,487 113,832 15.7 0.4
Race White only 18,010 179,963 14.3 0.4
Black only 3,310 25,367 18.3 0.7
Other 1,608 15,073 10.8 0.9
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 17,433 192,562 14.9 0.3
Non-Hispanic, White 12,726 153,477 14.8 0.4
Non-Hispanic, Black 3,213 24,664 18.2 0.7
Hispanic, all races 5,495 27,841 11.9 0.6
Health insurance, age 18-64 Any private 12,193 136,146 11.9 0.4
Public only 2,683 16,513 27.1 1.0
Uninsured 4,305 30,702 10.6 0.7
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 1,092 10,713 22.9 1.6
Medicare and private 1,933 21,587 20.1 1.0
Medicare and other public 673 4,354 25.6 2.4
Family incomeb Negative/poor 4,053 24,184 22.3 0.9
Near poor/low 5,071 38,398 18.9 0.7
Middle 6,673 69,769 14.2 0.6
High 7,131 88,052 10.7 0.4
Educationc Less than high school 6,397 42,639 19.1 0.7
High school graduate 7,207 70,613 15.5 0.6
At least some college 9,118 105,725 12.0 0.4
Residence location Metropolitan-large 12,370 119,875 13.2 0.4
Metropolitan-small 6,307 62,470 15.0 0.5
Micropolitan 2,659 24,301 16.8 1.0
Noncore 1,592 13,757 19.4 1.3
Preferred language Other 4,356 23,856 9.2 0.6
English 18,321 194,097 14.9 0.3

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With diabetes

Population group Sample size Weighted size (in thousands) Percent SE
Total   1,620 13,810 23.0 1.3
Age 18-44 241 1,940 26.5 3.7
45-64 730 6,147 21.1 1.8
65 and over 649 5,722 23.9 2.0
Gender Male 680 6,575 22.1 2.1
Female 940 7,235 23.9 1.6
Race White only 1,203 10,775 22.9 1.5
Black only 315 2,058 26.4 3.2
Other 102 977 17.2 4.1
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 1,252 12,087 23.0 1.4
Non-Hispanic, White 852 9,135 23.1 1.7
Non-Hispanic, Black 308 2,023 25.4 3.2
Hispanic, all races 368 1,723 23.6 3.3
Health insurance, age 18-64 Any private 551 5,627 17.7 1.9
Public only 283 1,620 38.8 3.5
Uninsured 137 841 22.1 4.8
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 162 1,555 22.8 3.7
Medicare and private 305 3,104 24.2 2.9
Medicare and other public 171 977 26.9 4.1
Family incomeb Negative/poor 367 1,951 36.6 3.4
Near poor/low 420 3,321 26.1 2.7
Middle 441 3,993 21.8 2.2
High 392 4,545 16.1 2.1
Educationc Less than high school 620 4,068 28.1 2.4
High school graduate 512 4,881 22.4 2.1
At least some college 472 4,760 19.3 2.2
Residence location Metropolitan-large 751 6,571 22.4 1.9
Metropolitan-small 506 4,295 23.5 2.6
Micropolitan 228 1,868 23.8 2.9
Noncore 135 1,076 24.0 4.3
Preferred language Other 254 1,314 14.3 2.5
English 1,366 12,496 24.0 1.4

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Without diabetes

Population group Sample size Weighted size (in thousands) Percent SE
Total   21,308 206,593 13.9 0.3
Age 18-44 11,660 109,497 13.3 0.4
45-64 6,550 65,776 11.6 0.5
65 and over 3,098 31,320 21.0 0.9
Gender Male 9,761 99,996 12.6 0.4
Female 11,547 106,596 15.2 0.4
Race White only 16,807 169,188 13.7 0.4
Black only 2,995 23,309 17.6 0.7
Other 1,506 14,096 10.3 0.9
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 16,181 180,475 14.3 0.3
Non-Hispanic, White 11,874 144,342 14.2 0.4
Non-Hispanic, Black 2,905 22,641 17.6 0.7
Hispanic, all races 5,127 26,118 11.1 0.6
Health insurance, age 18-64 Any private 11,642 130,519 11.7 0.4
Public only 2,400 14,894 25.8 1.1
Uninsured 4,168 29,860 10.3 0.7
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 930 9,157 23.0 1.7
Medicare and private 1,628 18,482 19.4 1.0
Medicare and other public 502 3,376 25.2 2.8
Family incomeb Negative/poor 3,686 22,232 21.0 0.9
Near poor/low 4,651 35,077 18.2 0.7
Middle 6,232 65,776 13.7 0.6
High 6,739 83,508 10.4 0.5
Educationc Less than high school 5,777 38,571 18.2 0.7
High school graduate 6,695 65,732 14.9 0.6
At least some college 8,646 100,966 11.6 0.4
Residence location Metropolitan-large 11,619 113,303 12.7 0.4
Metropolitan-small 5,801 58,175 14.4 0.5
Micropolitan 2,431 22,433 16.3 1.1
Noncore 1,457 12,681 19.0 1.2
Preferred language Other 4,102 22,542 8.9 0.6
English 16,955 181,601 14.3 0.3

a Adults with DSDIA53=1 are defined as with diabetes, DSDIA53=-1 as without 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 9a. Adults age 18 and over who reported an emergency room visit in the past year,a by diagnosed diabetes status, United States, 2004. Content last reviewed October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/women-and-diabetes-2004-2005/wmdiabapbtab9a.html