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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 32
Percent of adults age 40 and overa 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, 1999-2004>
Priority population Percent SE
Total   56.6 2.2
Age, not age adjusted 40-59 58.2 3.4
60 and over 54.1 2.1
Gender Male 58.9 2.8
Female 54.8 3.4
Ethnicity Mexican American 56.1 2.8
Non-Hispanic, Black 45.0 3.3
Non-Hispanic, White 63.4 3.4
Family incomeb Negative/poor 53.6 4.6
Near poor/low 50.7 3.7
Middle 51.3 4.3
High 70.4 4.2
Education Less than high school 50.5 3.4
High school graduate 60.7 4.2
Some college 59.7 3.6

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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