Table 9b. Adults age 18 and over with diabetes who reported an emergency room visit in the past year,a 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 1,62013,81023.01.3
Age18-442411,94026.53.7
45-647306,14721.11.8
65 and over6495,72223.92.0
RaceWhite only1,20310,77522.91.5
Black only3152,05826.43.2
Other10297717.24.1
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races1,25212,08723.01.4
Non-Hispanic, White8529,13523.11.7
Non-Hispanic, Black3082,02325.43.2
Hispanic, all races3681,72323.63.3
Health insurance, age 18-64Any private5515,62717.71.9
Public only2831,62038.83.5
Uninsured13784122.14.8
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only1621,55522.83.7
Medicare and private3053,10424.22.9
Medicare and other public17197726.94.1
Family incomebNegative/poor3671,95136.63.4
Near poor/low4203,32126.12.7
Middle4413,99321.82.2
High3924,54516.12.1
EducationcLess than high school6204,06828.12.4
High school graduate5124,88122.42.1
At least some college4724,76019.32.2
Residence locationMetropolitan-large7516,57122.41.9
Metropolitan-small5064,29523.52.6
Micropolitan2281,86823.82.9
Noncore1351,07624.04.3
Preferred languageOther2541,31414.32.5
English1,36612,49624.01.4

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Women

Population groupSample sizeWeighted size (in thousands)PercentSE
Total 9407,23523.91.6
Age18-441481,05523.13.9
45-644093,09525.62.5
65 and over3833,08522.42.4
RaceWhite only6675,44122.91.9
Black only2161,29031.04.0
Other****
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races7156,24623.71.8
Non-Hispanic, White4544,51222.92.2
Non-Hispanic, Black2101,25929.44.2
Hispanic, all races22599024.74.0
Health insurance, age 18-64Any private2722,56720.02.6
Public only2021,10640.04.1
Uninsured****
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only****
Medicare and private1621,53420.53.3
Medicare and other public12464132.25.3
Family incomebNegative/poor2551,23436.23.5
Near poor/low2612,01225.83.2
Middle2462,09723.03.0
High1781,89314.82.9
EducationcLess than high school3762,23927.32.8
High school graduate3102,75222.02.5
At least some college2452,17722.43.0
Residence locationMetropolitan-large4433,51223.62.4
Metropolitan-small3152,41724.82.8
Micropolitan12185823.94.3
Noncore****
Preferred languageOther15176013.93.0
English7896,47525.11.7

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Men

Population groupSample sizeWeighted size (in thousands)PercentSE
Total 6806,57522.12.1
Age18-44****
45-643213,05316.62.4
65 and over2662,63725.73.2
RaceWhite only5365,33323.02.4
Black only****
Other****
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races5375,84122.12.1
Non-Hispanic, White3984,62323.32.4
Non-Hispanic, Black****
Hispanic, all races14373422.06.0
Health insurance, age 18-64Any private2793,06015.82.7
Public only****
Uninsured****
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only****
Medicare and private1431,57027.84.6
Medicare and other public****
Family incomebNegative/poor11271737.47.1
Near poor/low1591,31026.64.4
Middle1951,89620.43.4
High2142,65217.02.7
EducationcLess than high school2441,82929.13.9
High school graduate2022,12923.03.5
At least some college2272,58216.82.8
Residence locationMetropolitan-large3083,05921.02.3
Metropolitan-small1911,87821.85.4
Micropolitan1071,01023.64.2
Noncore****
Preferred languageOther10355415.04.3
English5776,02122.82.3

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 9b. Adults age 18 and over with diabetes who reported an emergency room visit in the past year,a 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/wmdiabapbtab9b.html