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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 30
Percent of adults age 40 and overa with diagnosed diabetes whose hemoglobin A1c level was less than 7.0% (optimal control), United States, 1999-2004
Priority population Percent SE
Total   48.7 2.3
Age, not age adjusted 40-59 46.2 3.1
60 and over 52.8 2.6
Gender Male 46.9 3.0
Female 50.4 3.1
Ethnicity Mexican American 33.9 2.4
Non-Hispanic, Black 36.6 3.1
Non-Hispanic, White 55.7 3.4
Family incomeb Negative/poor 38.3 4.2
Near poor/low 46.1 5.0
Middle 51.8 3.3
High 50.7 4.9
Education Less than high school 39.0 3.3
  High school graduate 51.0 4.8
  Some college 54.4 3.1

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

Key: SE: standard error.

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


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