TABLE 1.

Summary of Disparities Data Presented in the Article Reviewed (17)

African AmericansHispanicsNon-Hispanic Whites
Hospitalization rate (%)26.516.1 (1)
Well-controlled glycemia (%)37.644.0 (2)
Well-controlled cholesterol (%)39.546.8 (2)
Well-controlled blood pressure (%)29.035.4 (2)
Comorbid conditions of abdominal obesity, high blood pressure, elevated triglycerides, and risk of type 2 diabetes (OR)9.14.8 (Mexican Americans)2.3 (3)
Exercise rates (OR [95% CI])0.65 (0.53–0.80)0.34 (0.26–0.45)[reference] (4)
Dilated eye exam (%)645564 (5)
Mean A1C increase (%)∼0.65∼0.5[reference] (6)
7-Year incidence of diabetes (%)+128+67[reference] (7)
Disparity due to socioeconomic status alone (%)44.754.9[reference] (7)
OR, odds ratio.