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Table 1.27
Percent of adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes whose total cholesterol was less than 200 mg/dL, United States, 1988-1994 and 1999-2004a
Priority population 1999-2004 1988-1994
Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
Total   48.2 2.0 29.9 2.3
Age, not age adjusted 40-59 44.5 3.0 27.0 3.7
60 and over 54.2 2.1 34.6 2.4
Gender Male 50.4 3.1 38.7 3.9
Female 46.2 3.4 22.5 2.3
Ethnicity Mexican American 49.8 3.3 35.5 3.0
Non-Hispanic, Black 52.0 3.1 33.7 3.4
Non-Hispanic, White 47.0 2.6 28.2 2.9
Family incomeb Negative/poor 42.4 4.0 41.1 4.7
Near poor/low 45.0 3.2 DSU DSU
Middle 52.0 3.3 25.8 3.6
High 51.8 4.5 DSU DSU
Education Less than high school 49.9 3.2 DNA DNA
High school graduate 41.8 4.9 DNA DNA
Some college 50.7 3.3 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.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

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


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