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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, the percentage of adults aged 20 years or older with diagnosed diabetes and with BP <130/80mmHg showed no obvious trend in any of the three age groups. The percentage with BP <130/80mmHg declined with age. In 2003–2006, 61.5% of adults aged 20–44 years had BP <130/80 mmHg, almost twice the rate of those aged 65 years or 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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