Table 2_1_5-2d

2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

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Table 2_1_5.2d
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who had their feet checked for sores or irritation in the calendar year,a by education,b United States, 2005
Population groupTotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total70.91.567.62.769.92.575.02.6
Age, not adjusted40–5970.72.169.03.967.43.575.03.5
60 and over71.21.965.42.973.93.075.23.4
GenderMale71.12.471.04.567.94.174.13.6
Female70.71.965.13.471.53.276.03.4
RaceWhite, single race71.01.868.03.068.23.176.82.8
Black, single race76.53.074.36.6****
Asian, single race********
NHOPI, single race********
AI/AN, single race********
Multiple races********
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races72.11.569.03.571.72.575.12.7
Non-Hispanic, White72.31.970.04.469.93.277.12.9
Non-Hispanic, Black76.63.175.86.8****
Hispanic64.63.266.23.6****
Family incomecNegative/poor69.03.367.95.2****
Near poor/low64.03.467.35.364.14.8**
Middle71.42.664.65.567.84.879.83.7
High74.72.6**73.94.476.23.9
Employment status, ages 40–64Employed72.43.2**65.25.280.83.8
Not employed67.32.768.44.265.44.3**
Health insurance, ages 40–64Any private71.22.6**67.93.675.64.1
Public only72.73.969.76.1****
Uninsured61.15.3******
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only68.94.3******
Medicare and private73.82.8****73.54.4
Medicare and other public69.15.266.96.2****
Residence locationdMetropolitan71.51.768.33.271.13.074.83.0
Large central metro72.52.872.54.672.34.472.65.3
Large fringe metro68.53.5******
Medium metro72.73.362.97.1****
Small metro73.76.0******
Nonmetropolitan68.82.965.14.466.24.6**
Micropolitan70.53.9******
Noncore67.44.2******
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish71.51.667.63.369.82.776.52.6
Other66.03.769.54.6****
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good71.11.965.14.069.23.275.82.9
Fair/poor70.52.269.93.871.33.572.64.1
Activity limitationsdBasic activities72.72.469.24.473.93.575.94.5
Complex activities71.92.772.54.173.14.1**
Neither basic nor complex activities68.91.963.44.366.73.474.33.2

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_5-2d: 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_5-2d.html