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About the National Data
Baseline: 18.7 percent of adults aged 18 years and over with diagnosed diabetes had an A1c value greater than 9.0 percent in 2013-16
Target: 11.6 percent
Percentage point improvement
Persons are considered to have diagnosed diabetes if they respond 'yes' to ever being told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes or sugar diabetes. Those who respond borderline are counted as 'no'. Women who report that the only time they have been diagnosed with diabetes was during pregnancy (gestational diabetes) are excluded. Women who are pregnant at the time of the exam are also excluded. Age adjustment groups: Total: 18-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+.
The definitions of poor glycemic control can vary for individuals based on factors such as age, co-morbidities, symptomatic history, or social circumstances.
1. Effect size h=0.2 was chosen to correspond with 20% improvement from a baseline of 50%.