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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.22
Percent of adults (18 years and over) with diagnosed diabetes whose total cholesterol is < 200 mg/dl, United States, 1999-2002a
Priority population Percent Standard error
       
Total   49.8 2.7
       
Gender Male 50.6 4.8
Female 48.9 3.3
       
Race/Ethnicity Mexican 51.1 5.2
Non-Hispanic, Black 68.4 3.8
Non-Hispanic, White 46.7 3.8
       
Family incomeb Negative or poor 46.7 8.5
Near poor/low income 47.1 6.0
Middle income 50.0 9.7
High income 65.2 7.4
       

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.

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

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