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Percentage of Adults with Diagnosed Diabetes with Blood Pressure (BP) <130/80mmHg, by Age Group, United States, 1988–1994 to 2003–2006

Between 1988–1994 and 2003–2006, there was no obvious trend in percentage with BP <130/80mmHg in any of the three age groups. Percentage with BP <130/80mmHg declined with age. In 2003–2006, 61.5% of adults aged 20–44 years had BP <130/80 mmHg, which is almost twice the rate for those aged 65 years older (33.2%).

Percentage of Adults with Diagnosed Diabetes with Blood Pressure <130/80mmHg , by Age Group, United States, 1988–1994 to 2003–2006

 

YearAge Group
20–4445–6465+
PercentStd ErrorPercentStd ErrorPercentStd Error
1988–199459.16.341.03.426.82.8
1999–200249.06.946.53.726.83.3
2003–200661.55.850.03.733.23.0

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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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