Racial/Ethnic, Regional, and Rural/Urban Differences in Receipt of Diabetes Education

The Diabetes Educator:  March 12, 2013

Purpose The objective of this study is to examine the differences in receipt of diabetes education according to risk factors that are associated with the disease, including race/ ethnicity, region, and rural/urban location.

Methods National data from the 2007 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) were analyzed to examine likelihood of receipt of diabetes education in terms of race, urban/rural location, and region. Read more