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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 33
Percent of adults age 40 and overa with diabetes whose condition is diagnosed, United States, 1999-2004
Population group Percent SE
Total   71.6 2.2
Age, not age adjusted 40-59 70.5 3.7
60 and over 73.3 2.3
Gender Male 65.1 2.9
Female 80.3 2.9
Ethnicity Mexican American 79.9 3.2
Non-Hispanic, Black 80.1 3.9
Non-Hispanic, White 67.0 3.1
Family incomeb Negative/poor 74.8 5.0
Near poor/low 72.3 4.0
Middle 73.6 5.0
High 67.9 3.7
Education Less than high school 73.5 2.8
High school graduate 71.5 5.1
Some college 71.0 4.3

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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