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QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Percentage of Adults Aged >40 Years with Diagnosed Diabetes Who Have Glycosylated Hemoglobin (HbA1c), Total Blood Cholesterol, and Blood Pressure Under Control, by Race/Ethnicity --- National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, United States, 2003--2006

Age-Adjusted Percentage of Adults Aged ≥40 Years with Diagnosed
Diabetes Who Have Glycosylated Hemoglobin (HbA1c), Total Blood
Cholesterol, and Blood Pressure Under Control, by Race/Ethnicity 
National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, United States, 20032006

* 95% confidence interval.

During 2003--2006, non-Hispanic white adults aged >40 years with diabetes were more likely than their non-Hispanic black and Mexican-American counterparts to have HbA1c controlled to the recommended level. No statistically significant differences were observed by race/ethnicity in the percentage of adults aged >40 years with diabetes whose total blood cholesterol and blood pressure were controlled to recommended levels.

SOURCE: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data, 2003--2006. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhanes.htm.

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Date last reviewed: 6/11/2008

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