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Age-Adjusted Percentage with A1c > 9% Among Adults with Diagnosed Diabetes, by Race/Ethnicity, United States, 1988–1994 to 1999–2006

From 1988–1994 to 2003–2006, no obvious trends were seen in the age-adjusted percentage of non-Hispanic whites and Mexican Americans aged 20 years or older with diagnosed diabetes and with A1c > 9%. For non-Hispanic blacks, the percentage decreased from 38.9% in 1988-1994 to 25.4% in 1999–2002, and remained unchanged between 1999–2002 to 2003–2006. In 2003–2006, the percentage was lower for non-Hispanic whites (14.5%) compared with non-Hispanic blacks (25.5%) and Mexican-Americans (26.2%).

Age-Adjusted Percentage with A1c>9% Among Adults with Diagnosed Diabetes, by Race/Ethnicity, United States, 1988–1994 to 1999–2006

 

YearNon-Hispanic WhitesNon-Hispanic BlacksMexican Americans
%Standard Error%Standard Error%Standard Error
1988–199423.74.538.93.929.84.4
1999–200222.85.325.45.027.34.3
2003–200614.53.225.54.326.25.9

 

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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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