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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.24
Percent of adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes with systolic blood pressure less than 140 mm Hg and diastolic blood pressure less than 80 mm Hg based on average of 3 measurements, United States, 1988-1994 and 1999-2002a
    1999-2002 1988-1994
Priority population Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
Total 53.4 2.8 54.5 2.6
Age, not age adjusted 40-59 54.9 4.3 58.0 3.9
60 and over 51.2 2.2 49.0 2.2
Gender Female 52.3 5.0 56.1 3.6
Male 55.6 3.2 53.9 4.2
Hispanic ethnicity Mexican 48.9 2.8 48.5 3.8
Non-Hispanic, Black 38.7 3.7 39.4 3.8
Non-Hispanic, White 61.9 4.7 57.5 3.2
Family incomeb Negative/poor 46.6 5.4 48.8 6.2
Near poor/low 53.4 4.4 59.0 6.1
Middle 43.6 5.3 54.4 6.0
High 66.7 5.5 59.2 5.8

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.

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

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