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

Table 13. Adults age 18 and over with diabetes whose hemoglobin A1c level was higher than 9.0%, 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 16.0 1.6
Age 18-44 156 2,164 26.4 5.2
45-64 516 5,985 19.3 2.2
65 and over 670 5,275 7.9 1.4
Race/ethnicity Non-Hispanic, White 530 8,806 11.4 1.7
Non-Hispanic, Black 317 1,991 23.1 2.3
Mexican American 390 965 24.9 2.7
Family incomeb Negative/poor 293 2,146 21.9 2.7
Near poor 404 3,350 12.5 2.8
Middle 315 3,694 14.9 2.3
High 204 2,891 14.6 2.9
Education Less than high school 656 4,560 19.4 2.6
High school graduate 271 3,328 14.2 2.8
At least some college 414 5,530 14.3 2.3

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Women

Population groupa Sample size Weighted size (in thousands) Percent SE
Total   667 6,814 14.0 1.5
Age 18-44 84 963 * *
45-64 255 2,921 19.1 2.7
65 and over 328 2,929 8.1 2.0
Race/ethnicity Non-Hispanic, White 241 4,231 9.3 1.8
Non-Hispanic, Black 170 1,203 20.4 3.8
Mexican American 200 514 25.6 3.8
Family incomeb Negative/poor 173 1,332 19.1 3.9
Near poor 201 1,813 9.9 2.8
Middle 151 1,890 11.4 2.7
High 73 1,015 * *
Education Less than high school 341 2,497 17.3 2.6
High school graduate 145 1,848 9.8 2.5
At least some college 180 2,463 13.9 3.2

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Men

Population groupa Sample size Weighted size (in thousands) Percent SE
Total   675 6,611 18.0 2.5
Age 18-44 72 1,201 34.4 6.5
45-64 261 3,064 19.5 3.7
65 and over 342 2,346 7.6 1.9
Race/ethnicity Non-Hispanic, White 289 4,575 13.4 2.9
Non-Hispanic, Black 147 788 27.2 3.5
Mexican American 190 452 24.1 3.9
Family incomeb Negative/poor 120 814 26.5 5.4
Near poor 203 1,537 15.6 3.4
Middle 164 1,804 18.5 4.2
High 131 1,876 14.0 3.9
Education Less than high school 315 2,064 21.8 4.0
High school graduate 126 1,480 19.7 4.7
At least some college 234 3,067 14.6 2.8

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 13. Adults age 18 and over with diabetes whose hemoglobin A1c level was higher than 9.0%, 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/wmdiabapbtab13.html