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Table 1.26
Percent of adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes whose hemoglobin A1c level was less than 7.0% (optimal control), United States, 1988-1994 and 1999-2004a
Priority population 1999-2004 1988-1994
Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
Total   48.7 2.3 41.2 3.2
Age, not age adjusted 40-59 46.2 3.1 38.1 4.6
60 and over 52.8 2.6 46.0 2.6
Gender Male 46.9 3.0 44.4 3.6
Female 50.4 3.1 37.7 4.1
Ethnicity Mexican American 33.9 2.4 34.5 2.5
Non-Hispanic, Black 36.6 3.1 39.9 3.3
Non-Hispanic, White 55.7 3.4 41.6 3.9
Family incomeb Negative/poor 38.3 4.2 45.9 6.2
Near poor/low 46.1 5.0 38.9 7.0
Middle 51.8 3.3 39.7 5.4
High 50.7 4.9 42.2 7.3
Education Less than high school 39.0 3.3 DNA DNA
High school graduate 51.0 4.8 DNA DNA
Some college 54.4 3.1 DNA DNA

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population, except where indicated, 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.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

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

 

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