Table 13. Adults age 18 and over with diabetes whose hemoglobin A1c level was higher than 9.0%, 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 1,34213,42516.01.6
Age18-441562,16426.45.2
45-645165,98519.32.2
65 and over6705,2757.91.4
Race/ethnicityNon-Hispanic, White5308,80611.41.7
Non-Hispanic, Black3171,99123.12.3
Mexican American39096524.92.7
Family incomebNegative/poor2932,14621.92.7
Near poor4043,35012.52.8
Middle3153,69414.92.3
High2042,89114.62.9
EducationLess than high school6564,56019.42.6
High school graduate2713,32814.22.8
At least some college4145,53014.32.3

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Women

Population groupaSample sizeWeighted size (in thousands)PercentSE
Total 6676,81414.01.5
Age18-4484963**
45-642552,92119.12.7
65 and over3282,9298.12.0
Race/ethnicityNon-Hispanic, White2414,2319.31.8
Non-Hispanic, Black1701,20320.43.8
Mexican American20051425.63.8
Family incomebNegative/poor1731,33219.13.9
Near poor2011,8139.92.8
Middle1511,89011.42.7
High731,015**
EducationLess than high school3412,49717.32.6
High school graduate1451,8489.82.5
At least some college1802,46313.93.2

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Men

Population groupaSample sizeWeighted size (in thousands)PercentSE
Total 6756,61118.02.5
Age18-44721,20134.46.5
45-642613,06419.53.7
65 and over3422,3467.61.9
Race/ethnicityNon-Hispanic, White2894,57513.42.9
Non-Hispanic, Black14778827.23.5
Mexican American19045224.13.9
Family incomebNegative/poor12081426.55.4
Near poor2031,53715.63.4
Middle1641,80418.54.2
High1311,87614.03.9
EducationLess than high school3152,06421.84.0
High school graduate1261,48019.74.7
At least some college2343,06714.62.8

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 November 2008
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: 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/wmdiabapbtab13.html