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Percent of adults with diagnosed diabetes with HbA1c level greater than 9.0% (poor control) and less than <7.0% (optimal)
This measure is a combined measure developed expressly for the purpose of reporting both minimal and optimal levels of quality.
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 1999-2002.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES).
Adults, age 18 or older, with diagnosed diabetes.
Adults with diabetes who had hemoglobin A1c level greater than 9.0% or less than 7.0%, respectively, at examination.
Percents are age-adjusted using 2000 standard population with 3 age groups (18-39, 40-59, 60 and over).