Table 12. Adults age 18 and over with diabetes whose hemoglobin A1c level was less than 7.0%, by gender, United States, 1999-2004

Women With Diabetes: Quality of Health Care, 2004-2005

Total | Women | Men

Total

Population groupaSample sizeWeighted size (in thousands)PercentSE
Total 1,34213,42548.92.3
Age18-441562,16441.45.6
45-645165,98545.73.2
65 and over6705,27555.72.6
Race/ethnicityNon-Hispanic, White5308,80654.72.9
Non-Hispanic, Black3171,99139.32.7
Mexican American39096535.32.4
Family incomebNegative/poor2932,14642.34.1
Near poor4043,35050.74.1
Middle3153,69451.03.3
High2042,89150.54.6
EducationLess than high school6564,56041.42.9
High school graduate2713,32852.73.2
At least some college4145,53052.93.2

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Women

Population groupaSample sizeWeighted size (in thousands)PercentSE
Total 6676,81450.92.7
Age18-448496337.37.1
45-642552,92148.83.8
65 and over3282,92957.53.2
Race/ethnicityNon-Hispanic, White2414,23157.73.9
Non-Hispanic, Black1701,20340.13.7
Mexican American20051435.13.7
Family incomebNegative/poor1731,33248.84.9
Near poor2011,81353.44.5
Middle1511,89052.95.1
High731,01550.57.0
EducationLess than high school3412,49744.73.0
High school graduate1451,84856.35.2
At least some college1802,46353.25.2

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Men

Population groupaSample sizeWeighted size (in thousands)PercentSE
Total 6756,61146.92.8
Age18-44721,20144.87.6
45-642613,06442.84.3
65 and over3422,34653.34.2
Race/ethnicityNon-Hispanic, White2894,57551.83.5
Non-Hispanic, Black14778838.03.5
Mexican American19045235.63.5
Family incomebNegative/poor12081431.76.1
Near poor2031,53747.45.8
Middle1641,80448.94.9
High1311,87650.56.1
EducationLess than high school3152,06437.44.1
High school graduate1261,48048.25.0
At least some college2343,06752.73.3

a Adults with DIQ010=1 are defined as with diabetes.
b Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, over the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; middle, 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and high, 400 percent of the poverty line and over.
* Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.
Key: SE: standard error.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

Current as of November 2008
Internet Citation: Table 12. Adults age 18 and over with diabetes whose hemoglobin A1c level was less than 7.0%, by gender, United States, 1999-2004: Women With Diabetes: Quality of Health Care, 2004-2005. November 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/women-and-diabetes-2004-2005/wmdiabapbtab12.html