Table 1

Year in which mandates on diabetes took effect in the states included in the study

Year Mandated Coverage Took Effect

State


1997

Arkansas, Nevada, Tennessee,

1998

Colorado, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Texas, Vermont,

1999

Arizona, Iowa, Pensylvania, Virginia

Not having mandates as of the end of 2000

Alabama, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Idaho, Michigan, Montana, North Dakota, Ohio, Wyoming


Alabama, Idaho, North Dakota, and Ohio had not passed mandates as of 2009

In these states, the laws became effective later than August of the year, so in the analysis, the effective year was coded as the following year

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