Table 1

Characteristics of Income Quintiles

Income Quintile

Population

DA Count

DM Cases

Number of referrals

Diabetes Prevalence* (percent)

Population rate of referral** (per 1000)

Proportion with diabetes referred§ (percent)


1 (lowest)

157 020

274

6521

926

3.9

5.3

14.5

2

163 485

275

6501

859

3.7

5.6

14.2

3

174 010

274

7049

907

3.9

5.6

14.2

4

214 630

274

6956

805

3.3

4.4

13.6

5 (highest)

219 010

274

6243

788

2.8

4.1

14.3


* Median diabetes prevalence per DA

**Median population rate of referral per DA

§ Median proportion with diabetes referred per DA

Rabi et al. BMC Health Services Research 2006 6:124   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-6-124

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