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Diabetes in the Medicare aged population, 2004.

Adler GS - Health Care Financ Rev (2007-2008 Winter)

Bottom Line: The Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS) contains a wealth of information on the health status of Medicare beneficiaries.In particular, the 2004 MCBS included a series of questions about diabetes care for those who reported they had the condition, and diabetes screening for those who said they did not.This highlight reviews some of the characteristics of the diabetic population compared to the non-diabetic population.

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Affiliation: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MD 21244-1850, USA. gerald.adler@cms.hhs.gov

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The Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS) contains a wealth of information on the health status of Medicare beneficiaries. In particular, the 2004 MCBS included a series of questions about diabetes care for those who reported they had the condition, and diabetes screening for those who said they did not. This highlight reviews some of the characteristics of the diabetic population compared to the non-diabetic population.

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Percent Diabetic in the Medicare Population, by Ethnicity: 2004The diabetic population is composed of 10.4 percent Hispanic, 11.9 percent Black, 73.1 percent White, and 4.6 percent other races or no answers. This figure shows the percent of each of the three main groups who are diabetic. Clearly Hispanic and Black persons have higher rates of diabetes than White persons.
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f4-hcfr-29-2-091: Percent Diabetic in the Medicare Population, by Ethnicity: 2004The diabetic population is composed of 10.4 percent Hispanic, 11.9 percent Black, 73.1 percent White, and 4.6 percent other races or no answers. This figure shows the percent of each of the three main groups who are diabetic. Clearly Hispanic and Black persons have higher rates of diabetes than White persons.


Diabetes in the Medicare aged population, 2004.

Adler GS - Health Care Financ Rev (2007-2008 Winter)

Percent Diabetic in the Medicare Population, by Ethnicity: 2004The diabetic population is composed of 10.4 percent Hispanic, 11.9 percent Black, 73.1 percent White, and 4.6 percent other races or no answers. This figure shows the percent of each of the three main groups who are diabetic. Clearly Hispanic and Black persons have higher rates of diabetes than White persons.
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f4-hcfr-29-2-091: Percent Diabetic in the Medicare Population, by Ethnicity: 2004The diabetic population is composed of 10.4 percent Hispanic, 11.9 percent Black, 73.1 percent White, and 4.6 percent other races or no answers. This figure shows the percent of each of the three main groups who are diabetic. Clearly Hispanic and Black persons have higher rates of diabetes than White persons.
Bottom Line: The Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS) contains a wealth of information on the health status of Medicare beneficiaries.In particular, the 2004 MCBS included a series of questions about diabetes care for those who reported they had the condition, and diabetes screening for those who said they did not.This highlight reviews some of the characteristics of the diabetic population compared to the non-diabetic population.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MD 21244-1850, USA. gerald.adler@cms.hhs.gov

ABSTRACT
The Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS) contains a wealth of information on the health status of Medicare beneficiaries. In particular, the 2004 MCBS included a series of questions about diabetes care for those who reported they had the condition, and diabetes screening for those who said they did not. This highlight reviews some of the characteristics of the diabetic population compared to the non-diabetic population.

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Related in: MedlinePlus