# Table 3 Multivariate Logistic Regression Models: Characteristics of Older U.S Adults and Older Rural Adults with Diabetes Receiving Less Than Adequate Care for Diabetes 2009 BRFSS Data

Variables and Factors Adjusted Odds Ratios (95% CI)
Sex Male 1.638 (1.627, 1.648) 1.547 (1.525,1.569)
Female ---* ---*
Race/Ethnicity Caucasian ---* ---*
African American 1.084 (1.074, 1.094) 3.103 (3.009, 3.200)
Hispanic 1.503 (1.480, 1.525) 2.138 (2.062, 2.217)
Other/Multiracial 1.174 (1.158, 1.192) 1.120 (1.086, 1.154)
Education < High School 1.793 (1.774, 1.812) 1.565 (1.529, 1.602)
Completed High School 1.274 (1.265, 1.283) 1.403 (1.377, 1.429)
Marital Status Married or Living With Partner ---* ---*
Unmarried and not Living With a Partner 1.258 (1.249, 1.266) 1.096 (1.080, 1.112)
Household Income < \$35,000 1.225 (1.216, 1.233) 1.061 (1.044, 1.077)
> = \$35,000 ---* ---*
Geographic Locale Non-Rural ---* ---*
Rural 1.465 (1.454, 1.475) n/a
Self-Defined Health Status Good to Excellent ---* ---*
Fair to Poor .720 (.715, .724) .601 (.593, .610)
Age Diabetes Onset < 45 Years ---* ---*
45 - 64 Years 1.077 (1.066, 1.089) 1.087 (1.061, 1.113)
> = 65 Years 1.321 (1.306, 1.336) 1.022 (.997, 1.048)*
Insulin Use Yes .422 (.419, .425) .494 (.487, .502)
No ---* ---*
BMI BMI < 25 ---* ---*
BMI 25- < 30 .983 (.975, .991) .961 (.942, .979)
BMI > = 30 .845 (.838, .852) .973 (.955, .991)
Physical Activity Getting at Least Moderate Physical Activity ---* ---*
Inactive 1.169 (1.162, 1.176) 1.363 (1.344, 1.382)
Smoking Status Smoker 1.620 (1.606, 1.634) 1.471 (1.442, 1.500)
Non-Smoker ---* ---*
Have Health Insurance Yes ---* ---*
No .991 (.967, 1.015) 1.027 (.984, 1.072)
Deferment of Medical Care Because of Cost Deferred Medical Care Because of Cost 1.717 (1.694, 1.740) 2.871 (2.775, 2.971)
Did not Defer Medical Care Because of Cost ---* ---*
Have a Health Care Provider Yes ---* ---*
No 1.453 (1.426, 1.481) 1.093 (1.055, 1.132)
Timing of Last Routine Medical Check-up Within Last 12 Months ---* ---*
Longer Than 12 Months Ago 2.136 (2.112, 2.160) 2.453 .390, 2.516)
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