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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.23
Percent of adults age 18 and over with diagnosed diabetes with systolic blood pressure less than 140 mmHg and diastolic blood pressure less than 90 mmHg based on average of 3 measurements, United States, 1999-2002
    1999-2002
Population group Percenta Standard error
       
Total   70.9 4.2
       
Gender Male 71.8 5.4
Female 69.7 5.1
       
Race/ethnicity Mexican 75.1 3.7
Non-Hispanic, Black 60.6 4.6
Non-Hispanic, White 72.6 6.2
       
Family incomeb Negative or poor 56.6 7.3
Near poor/low income 66.9 4.7
Middle income 75.7 5.0
High income 73.7 9.1
       

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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