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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 31
Percent of adults age 40 and overa with diagnosed diabetes whose total cholesterol was less than 200 mg/dL, United States, 1999-2004
Priority population Percent SE
Total   48.2 2.0
Age, not age adjusted 40-59 44.5 3.0
60 and over 54.2 2.1
Gender Male 50.4 3.1
Female 46.2 3.4
Ethnicity Mexican American 49.8 3.3
Non-Hispanic, Black 52.0 3.1
Non-Hispanic, White 47.0 2.6
Family incomeb Negative/poor 42.4 4.0
Near poor/low 45.0 3.2
Middle 52.0 3.3
High 51.8 4.5
Education Less than high school 49.9 3.2
High school graduate 41.8 4.9
Some college 50.7 3.3

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population, except where indicated.
b Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, over the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; middle, 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and high, 400 percent of the poverty line and over.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

 

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