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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.23
Percent of adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes whose total cholesterol was less than 200 mg/dL, United States, 1988-1994 and 1999-2002a
    1999-2002 1988-1994
Priority population Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
Total 48.1 2.8 29.9 2.3
Age, not age adjusted 40-59 45.9 4.3 27.0 3.7
60 and over 51.8 2.9 34.6 2.4
Gender Female 45.9 4.6 22.5 2.3
Male 50.5 4.0 38.7 3.9
Hispanic ethnicity Mexican 49.0 4.6 35.5 3.0
Non-Hispanic, Black 51.3 4.2 33.7 3.4
Non-Hispanic, White 47.0 3.8 28.2 2.9
Family incomeb Negative/poor 40.6 5.5 41.1 4.7
Near poor/low 48.9 4.2 *31.8 6.8
Middle 48.3 4.4 25.8 3.6
High 53.5 6.7 *24.7 5.5

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population using 2 age groups: 40-59, 60 and over.

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