Advances in Preventive Medicine / 2019 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Diabetes and Diabetes Care among Nonobese Japanese-Americans: Findings from a Population-Based Study

Table 3

Diabetes management behaviors of nonobese Japanese-American and non-Hispanic White cohorts (n=7,739).

Variable NameJapanese American †
(n = 269)
Non-Hispanic White †
(n = 7,470)

Eye Exam Regularly Done95.287.10.002
Foot Exam Regularly Done69.6%73.4%0.67
A1C Check Regularly Done73.8%69.3%0.58
Confident to Control & Manage Diabetes†95.9%94.7%0.71

† The sample size for “Confident to Control & Manage Diabetes” was different from optimal eye exam, optimal foot exam, and optimal A1C check. The total sample was 6063, with 217 Japanese Americans and for 5846 non-Hispanic Whites.

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