While men were most likely to be in the middle age groups (40-59 years), women were younger with a higher distribution in age groups 20-29 and 30-39 years.
Note that people age 65 and older may have switched from Medicaid to Medicare or have had both insurance plans. For dually-enrolled patients Medicare pays for most health care services and Medicaid pays for long-term care and home health care services.
Chart Explanation: The chart shows on the y-axis (vertical line) the percentage of patients, and the x-axis (horizontal line) shows age groups by year, gender, or race/ethnicity.
Data are from the Medicaid datasets of claims (inpatient and outpatient) for Michigan residents from 2007 to 2012. See below for the list of ICD-9-CM or ICD-10-CM diagnostic codes used to determine CKD.
Diagnoses for medical conditions within Medicaid data come from inpatient and outpatient claims submitted by providers for the fee-for-service sections of Medicaid. Only patients aged 20 and older with >3 months Medicaid eligibility were included for the analysis.
|Data Set||Medicaid data for Michigan residents.|
|Period Currently Available||2007–2012.|
|Secondary (1) Variable||Age at the end of the previous calendar year.|
|Description of Measure||Gender and race/ethnicity distributions within age categories of Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries.|
|Data Source||Medicaid data for Michigan residents.|
|Type of Data Source||Administrative.|
|Health Care System Data||Yes.|
|Regional or National?||Regional—Michigan State.|
|Demographic Group||Patients enrolled in Medicaid in Michigan.|
|Numerator||Patients in denominator within specified race/ethnicity group.|
|Denominator||Patients aged 20 years old and older with more than 3 months of Medicaid eligibility in Michigan state.|
|Primary Data Source Indicator||Race/ethnicity.|