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Volume 7: No. 1, January 2010

Factors Predicting Glycemic Control in Middle-aged and Older Adults With Type 2 Diabetes

Population R2, %
Demographics Clinical Conditions Treatment Modality Lifestyle
Entire sample 4.8 2.8 6.5 2.1
Middle-aged adults 6.7 7.8 4.1 2.8
Older adults 0.4 0.9 8.3 0.6

Figure. Effects of demographic factors, clinical conditions, treatment modality, and lifestyle on HbA1c levels among middle-aged adults (n = 379), older adults (n = 430), and the entire sample (N = 809), the 1998 and 2000 Health and Retirement Study (HRS) and the HRS 2003 Diabetes Study.

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