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Table 1 Patient Demographics

From: A 15 month experience with a primary care-based telemedicine screening program for diabetic retinopathy

Overall Demographics
 Number of Encounters 689.0
 Female/Male 285/404 (58.6% female)
 Mean age at screening (years) 59.3
 Average HbA1c 8.1
Ethnicity
 African American 544 (79.0)
 Hispanic 75 (10.9)
 Caucasian 26 (3.8)
 Asian/Pacific Islander 5 (0.7)
 Indian 1 (0.1)
 Other or Mixed 38 (5.5)
Insurance
 Medicare 277 (40.2)
 Medicaid 238 (34.5)
 Private 152 (22.1)
 None 20 (2.9)
Medication Use
 Diet Only 116 (16.8)
 Oral Medication Only 309 (44.8)
 Insulin Dependent 264 (38.3)
  1. *Data is reported as number (%)
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