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Age-Adjusted Percentage with A1c < 8% Among Adults with Diagnosed Diabetes, by Education, United States, 1988–1994 to 1999–2006

In 1988–1994, the age-adjusted percentage of adults with diagnosed diabetes and A1c < 8% was similar (approximately 55%) in all education groups. From 1988–1994 to 2003–2006, the percentage increased for adults with a high school education or more, but no obvious trend was seen for those with less than a high school education. In 2003–2006, the age-adjusted percentage of adults with A1c < 8% was 60.6% for those with less than a high school education, 72.5% for those with a high school education, and 74.4% for those with more than a high school education.

Age-Adjusted Percentage with A1c<8% Among Adults with Diagnosed Diabetes, by Education, United States, 1988–1994 to 1999–2006

 

Year< High SchoolHigh School> High School
%Standard Error%Standard Error%Standard Error
1988–199455.85.153.95.854.09.1
1999–200249.64.863.76.065.45.3
2003–200660.65.672.55.874.44.0

 

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Data Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Statistical analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Diabetes Translation.

 

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