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Table 1.21: Percent of adults age 18 and over with diagnosed diabetes with most recent low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C) level under 130mg/dL (minimally acceptable) or under 100mg/dL (optimal), 1988-1994 and 1999-2000
||LDL-C < 130
||LDL-C < 100
|NHANES III (1988-1994)
a Percents are age-adjusted.
Note: Estimates (except sample sizes) are weighted with the morning subsample weights (Mobile Exam Center weight+ HOME weight for NHANES III; Mobile Exam Center weight for NHANES '99-'00). Age standardization used 2000 standard population with 3 age groups (18-39, 40-59, 60+). These results are generalizable only to adults with diagnosed diabetes who do not take insulin (indicating that these adults may have less severe diabetes).
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.