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

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

Total | Women | Men

Total

Population groupa Sample size Weighted size (in thousands) Percent SE
Total   1,342 13,425 48.9 2.3
Age 18-44 156 2,164 41.4 5.6
45-64 516 5,985 45.7 3.2
65 and over 670 5,275 55.7 2.6
Race/ethnicity Non-Hispanic, White 530 8,806 54.7 2.9
Non-Hispanic, Black 317 1,991 39.3 2.7
Mexican American 390 965 35.3 2.4
Family incomeb Negative/poor 293 2,146 42.3 4.1
Near poor 404 3,350 50.7 4.1
Middle 315 3,694 51.0 3.3
High 204 2,891 50.5 4.6
Education Less than high school 656 4,560 41.4 2.9
High school graduate 271 3,328 52.7 3.2
At least some college 414 5,530 52.9 3.2

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Women

Population groupa Sample size Weighted size (in thousands) Percent SE
Total   667 6,814 50.9 2.7
Age 18-44 84 963 37.3 7.1
45-64 255 2,921 48.8 3.8
65 and over 328 2,929 57.5 3.2
Race/ethnicity Non-Hispanic, White 241 4,231 57.7 3.9
Non-Hispanic, Black 170 1,203 40.1 3.7
Mexican American 200 514 35.1 3.7
Family incomeb Negative/poor 173 1,332 48.8 4.9
Near poor 201 1,813 53.4 4.5
Middle 151 1,890 52.9 5.1
High 73 1,015 50.5 7.0
Education Less than high school 341 2,497 44.7 3.0
High school graduate 145 1,848 56.3 5.2
At least some college 180 2,463 53.2 5.2

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Men

Population groupa Sample size Weighted size (in thousands) Percent SE
Total   675 6,611 46.9 2.8
Age 18-44 72 1,201 44.8 7.6
45-64 261 3,064 42.8 4.3
65 and over 342 2,346 53.3 4.2
Race/ethnicity Non-Hispanic, White 289 4,575 51.8 3.5
Non-Hispanic, Black 147 788 38.0 3.5
Mexican American 190 452 35.6 3.5
Family incomeb Negative/poor 120 814 31.7 6.1
Near poor 203 1,537 47.4 5.8
Middle 164 1,804 48.9 4.9
High 131 1,876 50.5 6.1
Education Less than high school 315 2,064 37.4 4.1
High school graduate 126 1,480 48.2 5.0
At least some college 234 3,067 52.7 3.3

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.

Page last reviewed October 2014
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. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/women-and-diabetes-2004-2005/wmdiabapbtab12.html