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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.21
Percent of adults age 18 and over with diagnosed diabetes with HbA1c level less than 7.0% (optimal control) and 9.0% (fair control), United States, 1988-1994 and 1999-2002a
    1999-2002 1988-1994
    Hemoglobin A1c < 7.0 Hemoglobin A1c < 9.0 Hemoglobin A1c < 7.0
Priority population Percent Standard error Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
               
Total   39.8 4.3 74.1 5.0 43.2 4.5
               
Gender Male 40.8 6.2 66.9 6.5    
Female 39.0 5.0 80.0 4.2    
               
Hispanic ethnicity Mexican 37.2 5.9 77.7 4.6    
Non-Hispanic, Black 35.4 6.2 74.1 5.6    
Non-Hispanic, White 46.8 6.7 74.9 6.8    
               
Family incomeb Negative or poor 32.4 6.0 66.5 7.5    
Near poor/low income 42.8 7.6 79.4 7.6    
Middle income * 44.7 9.8 69.9 8.9    
High income * 44.0 9.6 74.9 10.4    
               

a Estimates are age-adjusted to the 2000 standard population using 3 age groups: 18-39, 40-59, 60 and over.

b "Negative or poor" refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; "near poor/low income", over the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; "middle income", 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and "high income", 400 percent of the poverty line and over.

* Data preceded by an asterisk have a relative standard error of 20-30 percent.

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

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