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Table 1 Weighted sample demographics by sex among adults with diabetes

From: Sex differences in healthcare expenditures among adults with diabetes: evidence from the medical expenditure panel survey, 2002–2011

Variables All
(%)
Men
(%)
Women
(%)
P-value
N (n) 17,820,243
(20,442)
8,692,709
(9032)
9,127,534
(11,410)
 
Age category
 Age 18–44 13.5 12.5 14.5 <0.001*
 Age 45–64 46.8 49.4 44.4
 Age 65–85 39.7 38.1 41.1
Race/ethnicity
 Non-Hispanic White 64.3 67.9 60.9 <0.001*
 Non-Hispanic Black 15.4 12.6 18.1
 Hispanic 13.5 12.7 14.2
Others 6.8 6.8 6.8
Marital status
 Married 58.6 69.8 47.9 <0.001*
 Non-married 32.2 21.8 42.1
 Never married 9.2 8.4 10.0
Education category
  < High School 26.0 23.8 28.2 <0.001*
 High School 34.4 32.1 36.5
 College or more 39.6 44.1 35.3
Insurance
 Private 60.9 66.1 56.0 <0.001*
 Public 31.4 26.0 36.5
 Uninsured 7.7 7.9 7.5
Metropolitan statistical status
 Urban 79.8 79.2 80.4 0.138
 Rural 20.2 20.8 19.6
Census region
 Northeast 18.1 17.6 18.6 0.293
 Midwest 21.0 21.0 21.1
 South 40.1 39.8 40.4
 West 20.8 21.6 19.9
Income category
 Poor income 20.1 15.6 24.4 <0.001*
 Low income 16.3 14.1 18.3
 Middle income 30.4 30.6 30.2
 High income 33.2 39.7 27.1
Chronic conditions
 Hypertension 72.9 72.1 73.6 0.172
 CVD 31.7 33.5 29.9 <0.001*
 Stroke 10.2 10.1 10.3 0.839
 Emphysema 4.9 5.1 4.7 0.346
 Joint pain 55.7 50.7 60.5 <0.001*
 Arthritis 48.5 39.8 56.7 <0.001*
 Asthma 13.7 9.1 18.1 <0.001*
Year category
 Year 2002/03 15.5 15.4 15.6 0.559
 Year 2004/05 18.0 17.6 18.3
 Year 2006/07 20.3 20.4 20.2
 Year 2008/09 22.7 22.5 22.9
 Year 2010/11 23.5 24.1 23.0
  1. N Weighted sample size, n Unweighted sample size, % Weighted percentage
  2. *Statistically significant at p < 0.05