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

From 1988–1994 and 2003–2006, the age-adjusted percentage of adults with diagnosed diabetes and A1c > 9% decreased for women but not for men. Despite this decrease in the percentage of women with A1c > 9%, the percentages by sex did not differ significantly in the three time periods. In 2003–2006, the age-adjusted percentage of adults with A1c > 9% was 20.7% for men and 16.6% for women.

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

 

YearMenWomen
%Standard Error%Standard Error
1988–199422.44.229.43.9
1999–200227.74.519.84.0
2003–200620.73.716.62.9

 

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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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