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A1c Distribution Among Adults with Diagnosed Diabetes, United States, 1988–1994 to 1999–2006

The figure shows the distribution of A1c values among adults with diagnosed diabetes in 1988–1994, 1999–2002, and 2003–2006. More adults with diagnosed diabetes had A1c < 7.0% in 2003–2006 than in 1988–1994 (57% vs. 44%). On the other hand, fewer adults had A1c >= 8.0% in 2003–2006 than in 1988–1994 (23% vs. 40%).

A1c Distribution among Adults with Diagnosed Diabetes, United States, 1988-1994 to 1999-2006

 

YearA1c
< 6.06.0–6.97.0–7.98.0–9.0> 9.0
%Standard Error%Standard Error%Standard Error%Standard Error%Standard Error
1988–199423.82.619.71.416.31.417.02.223.31.9
1999–200216.91.927.32.222.11.415.42.018.42.2
2003–200622.52.334.32.020.22.010.01.213.01.5

 

Methods and Limitations

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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