Table 1—

Characteristics of the cohort

n%*
Total cohort650
Median duration of diabetes (years)7.4
Median number of medications per patient8
Age (years)
    18–44385.9
    45–6425939.9
    >65 years35354.3
Female33852
Non-Hispanic white61196.2
Married42164.8
Obese (BMI ≥ 30)43267.6
Education
     < High school15123.4
    High school22534.8
     > High school27041.8
Annual household income
    <$30,000/year33656.7
    >$30,000/year25743.3
Health insurance
    Private35955.5
    Medicaid12218.9
    Medicare only11317.5
Military365.6
No insurance152.3
Prescription coverage
    Covered or partially covered54785.3
    Not covered8012.5
Met with a dietician in the last year22134.3
Met with a certified diabetes educator in last year16425.7
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    * Some percentages do not total 100% due to nonresponse.