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Table 1 Patient Characteristics

From: Use of the emergency department for less-urgent care among type 2 diabetics under a disease management program

Source   Clinic Visits Less-urgent ED visits
   N = 119,695 N = 16,249
   freq % freq %
Health Commercial 5580 4.66% 1425 8.77%
plan Medicaid 10143 8.47% 1737 10.69%
  Medicare 20192 16.87% 2136 13.15%
  Missing 307 0.26% 116 0.71%
  Uninsured 83473 69.74% 10835 66.68%
CCI 0 79829 66.69% 11634 71.60%
  1 22432 18.7% 2957 18.20%
  2 11584 9.68% 1138 7.00%
  3 3584 2.99% 303 1.86%
  4+ 2266 1.89% 217 1.34%
Hospitalization 24061 20.10% 3088 19.00%
  1. CCI: Charlson Comorbidity Index