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Table 4 Hemoglobin A1c estimates by self-report and chronic condition warehouse diabetes status

From: Identifying diabetics in Medicare claims and survey data: implications for health services research

Clinical measures Self-report, yes; Claims, yes Self-report, yes; Claims, no Self-report, no; Claims, yes Self-report, no; Claims, no
Hemoglobin A1c (mean) 6.60 (0.05) 6.32 (0.03) 5.86 (0.04) 5.64 (0.02)
Hemoglobin A1c ≥ 6.5 (%) 45.7 (2.4) 30.5 (0.5) 12.4 (2.2) 3.5 (0.6)
Hemoglobin A1c < 6.0 (%) 24.8 (2.5) 42.8 (2.9) 63.6 (2.6) 80.8 (1.4)
Sample size 406 34 162 1426
  1. Parenthetical entries are standard errors.
  2. Source: 2006 Health and Retirement Study; 2006 Medicare Beneficiary Annual Summary File.