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

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

Total | Women | Men

Total

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
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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Women

Population group Sample size Weighted size (in thousands) Percent SE
Total   940 7,235 23.9 1.6
Age 18-44 148 1,055 23.1 3.9
45-64 409 3,095 25.6 2.5
65 and over 383 3,085 22.4 2.4
Race White only 667 5,441 22.9 1.9
Black only 216 1,290 31.0 4.0
Other * * * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 715 6,246 23.7 1.8
Non-Hispanic, White 454 4,512 22.9 2.2
Non-Hispanic, Black 210 1,259 29.4 4.2
Hispanic, all races 225 990 24.7 4.0
Health insurance, age 18-64 Any private 272 2,567 20.0 2.6
Public only 202 1,106 40.0 4.1
Uninsured * * * *
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only * * * *
Medicare and private 162 1,534 20.5 3.3
Medicare and other public 124 641 32.2 5.3
Family incomeb Negative/poor 255 1,234 36.2 3.5
Near poor/low 261 2,012 25.8 3.2
Middle 246 2,097 23.0 3.0
High 178 1,893 14.8 2.9
Educationc Less than high school 376 2,239 27.3 2.8
High school graduate 310 2,752 22.0 2.5
At least some college 245 2,177 22.4 3.0
Residence location Metropolitan-large 443 3,512 23.6 2.4
Metropolitan-small 315 2,417 24.8 2.8
Micropolitan 121 858 23.9 4.3
Noncore * * * *
Preferred language Other 151 760 13.9 3.0
English 789 6,475 25.1 1.7

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Men

Population group Sample size Weighted size (in thousands) Percent SE
Total   680 6,575 22.1 2.1
Age 18-44 * * * *
45-64 321 3,053 16.6 2.4
65 and over 266 2,637 25.7 3.2
Race White only 536 5,333 23.0 2.4
Black only * * * *
Other * * * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 537 5,841 22.1 2.1
Non-Hispanic, White 398 4,623 23.3 2.4
Non-Hispanic, Black * * * *
Hispanic, all races 143 734 22.0 6.0
Health insurance, age 18-64 Any private 279 3,060 15.8 2.7
Public only * * * *
Uninsured * * * *
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only * * * *
Medicare and private 143 1,570 27.8 4.6
Medicare and other public * * * *
Family incomeb Negative/poor 112 717 37.4 7.1
Near poor/low 159 1,310 26.6 4.4
Middle 195 1,896 20.4 3.4
High 214 2,652 17.0 2.7
Educationc Less than high school 244 1,829 29.1 3.9
High school graduate 202 2,129 23.0 3.5
At least some college 227 2,582 16.8 2.8
Residence location Metropolitan-large 308 3,059 21.0 2.3
Metropolitan-small 191 1,878 21.8 5.4
Micropolitan 107 1,010 23.6 4.2
Noncore * * * *
Preferred language Other 103 554 15.0 4.3
English 577 6,021 22.8 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 9b. Adults age 18 and over with diabetes who reported an emergency room visit in the past year,a by gender, United States, 2004. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/women-and-diabetes-2004-2005/wmdiabapbtab9b.html