TABLE 1.

Comparison of Health Characteristics Between Populations* Living in and Outside of MUAs in 2017

Entire Sample PopulationSample Population Diagnosed With Type 2 Diabetes
Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis, %Retinopathy, %Neuropathy, %Nephropathy, %RAF Score
MUA37.915.329.122.71.38
Non-MUA33.415.027.021.91.33
Difference, %132844
  • * Populations consisted of UnitedHealthcare members enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans. See Supplementary Table S1 for International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD-10) codes and definitions used in claims analysis.