Table 3—

Multiple logistic regression model of glycemic control between adults diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in NHANES 1999–2000 and NHANES III (1988–1994)

VariableOR for glycemic control*
Survey
 NHANES III1.00
 NHANES 1999–20000.79
Age
 20–44 years1.00
 45–64 years1.34
 ≥65 years1.58
Ethnicity
 Non-Hispanic whites1.00
 Non-Hispanic blacks0.76
 Mexican Americans0.62
 Other0.72
Sex
 Men1.00
 Women0.91
BMI (kg/m2)
 <251.00
 25 to <301.39
 ≥301.57
Medication use
 Diet1.00
 Insulin0.14
 OADs0.25
 Both insulin and OADs0.08
Duration of diabetes (years)1.01
  • *

    * Glycemic control defined as an HbA1c level <7.0%;

  • for 1 additional year of diabetes duration.