Table 2_1_2-2d

2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

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Table 2_1_2.2d
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a hemoglobin A1c measurement in the calendar year,a by education,b United States, 2005
Population groupTotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total90.21.188.42.390.72.191.01.6
Age, not adjusted40–5988.21.785.93.489.23.188.42.5
60 and over93.51.092.31.993.01.895.31.6
GenderMale89.21.985.04.090.63.190.12.7
Female91.21.391.02.390.72.191.92.4
RaceWhite, single race90.61.389.22.291.42.490.81.9
Black, single race91.51.9******
Asian, single race********
NHOPI, single race********
AI/AN, single race********
Multiple races********
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races90.91.288.03.292.21.991.11.7
Non-Hispanic, White91.61.489.43.293.52.190.82.1
Non-Hispanic, Black91.41.9******
Hispanic86.82.489.32.6****
Family incomecNegative/poor86.62.889.63.2****
Near poor/low85.23.183.35.188.75.3**
Middle92.81.795.42.691.82.892.22.8
High91.71.7**92.72.692.12.6
Employment status, ages 40–64Employed90.91.5**92.62.591.01.9
Not employed90.42.088.13.688.13.5**
Health insurance, ages 40–64Any private92.41.4**93.32.393.41.7
Public only88.52.686.64.3****
Uninsured79.84.9******
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only91.92.3******
Medicare and private96.01.3******
Medicare and other public88.63.7******
Residence locationdMetropolitan89.81.388.02.789.12.691.71.7
  Large central metro91.31.990.03.888.33.995.32.0
  Large fringe metro91.22.8******
  Medium metro86.62.6******
  Small metro89.73.1******
Nonmetropolitan91.92.189.73.8****
  Micropolitan91.72.8******
  Noncore91.93.2******
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish90.31.286.73.091.12.291.31.7
Other90.12.793.32.0****
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good89.71.489.92.689.32.790.42.0
Fair/poor91.21.687.33.393.22.293.32.4
Activity limitationsdBasic activities91.21.788.23.892.12.393.32.5
Complex activities93.01.491.92.492.42.4**
Neither basic nor complex activities90.01.488.23.090.72.590.22.1

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population with two age groups: 40–59 and 60 and over, except where indicated.

b 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.

c 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.

d For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

* - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 2_1_2-2d: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/2_diabetes/T2_1_2-2d.html