Table 2—

Mean HbA1c level by age and treatment among American Indian/Alaska Native people with diabetes (IHS, 1998)

Age category (years)
P
18–3940–4950–5960–69≥70
Overall<0.0001
n1,2191,8332,4252,1391,244
 Mean HbA1c (%)9.28.98.88.37.8
Diet<0.0001
n164214243250197
 Mean HbA1c (%)7.37.17.06.86.4
Oral agent<0.0001
n6401,0961,4261,208673
 Mean HbA1c (%)9.38.98.88.37.9
Insulin<0.0001
n387489723663354
 Mean HbA1c (%)9.99.69.48.88.5
Unknown0.45
n2834331820
 Mean HbA1c (%)9.38.58.78.47.1