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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Percent of adults with diagnosed diabetes with most recent LDL-C level less than 130mg/dL (minimally acceptable) or less than <100mg/dL (optimal)

Measure Source

National Alliance for Diabetes Quality Improvement, National Quality Forum, 2002.

Table

1.22 Percent of adults (18 years and over) with diagnosed diabetes whose total cholesterol is < 200 mg/dl, United States, 1999-2002.

Data Source

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES).

Denominator

Adults, age 18 or older, with diabetes.

Numerator

Subset of the denominator with most recent low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol level less than 130mg/dL or less than100mg/dL, respectively, at examination.

Comments

Percents are age-adjusted using 2000 standard population with 3 age groups (18-39, 40-59, 60 and over).

Percent of adults with diagnosed diabetes with most recent blood pressure less than 140/90 mm/Hg. Percent of adults with diagnosed diabetes with HbA1c level greater than 9.0% (poor control) and less than <7.0% (optimal).

 

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