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D-10 Increase the proportion of adults with diabetes who have an annual dilated eye examination

About the Data

Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.

Data Source: 
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics (CDC/NCHS)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
No
Measure: 
percent (age adjusted—see Comments)
Baseline (Year): 
53.4 (2008)
Target: 
58.7
Target-Setting Method: 
10 percent improvement
Numerator: 

Number of persons aged 18 years and over who report that they have ever been told by a doctor that they have diabetes and report that they had a dilated eye examination in the past year

Denominator: 

Number of persons aged 18 years and over who report that they have ever been told by a doctor that they have diabetes

Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective: 
Retained from HP2010 objective
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data: 

    From the 2008 National Health Interview Survey:

    [NUMERATOR:]

    When was the last time you had an eye exam in which the pupils were dilated? This would have made you temporarily sensitive to bright light.

    1. Less than one month
    2. 1-12 months
    3. 13-24 months
    4. More than 2 years
    5. Never
    6. Refused
    7. Don't know/Not stated

    [NUMERATOR AND DENOMINATOR:]

    [For females:]

    Other than during pregnancy, have you EVER been told by a doctor or health professional that you have diabetes or sugar diabetes?

    1. Yes
    2. No
    3. Borderline
    4. Don't know
    5. Refused

    [For males:]

    Have you EVER been told by a doctor or health professional that you have diabetes or sugar diabetes?

    1. Yes
    2. No
    3. Borderline
    4. Don't know
    5. Refused
Data Collection Frequency: 
Periodic
Methodology Notes: 

    The numerator is limited to only the persons who reported that they have seen a health professional for an eye examination “less than one month ago” or “1-12 months ago.”

    Persons are considered to have diabetes if they respond “yes” to being told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Those who respond “borderline” are not included. Women who report that the only time they have been diagnosed with diabetes was during pregnancy (gestational diabetes) are also excluded.

    Age Adjustment Notes: 

    This Indicator uses Age-Adjustment Groups:

    • Total: 18-44, 45-64, 65+
    • Sex: 18-44, 45-64, 65+
    • Race/Ethnicity: 18-44, 45-64, 65+
    • Educational Attainment: 25-44, 45-64, 65+
    • Family Income: 18-44, 45-64, 65+
    • Family Type: 18-44, 45-64, 65+
    • Country of Birth: 18-44, 45-64, 65+
    • Disability Status: 18-44, 45-64, 65+
    • Geographic Location: 18-44, 45-64, 65+
    • Health Insurance Status: 18-44, 45-64
    • Marital Status: 18-44, 45-64, 65+