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Table 4 Proportion with poor levels in metabolic control, by age, using different endpoints.

From: Metabolic control in a nationally representative diabetic elderly sample in Costa Rica: patients at community health centers vs. patients at other health care settings

Metabolic control indicators   Age  
  Total 60–74 75 or more
HbA1C    
≥ 7% 36.9 39.4 28.9
≥ 8% 21.8 24.0 15.1
≥ 9% 14.8 17.0 7.8
SBP    
≥ 130 mmHg 78.2 77.6 79.9
≥ 140 mmHg 62.2 61.1 65.7
≥ 150 mmHg 41.8 41.1 44.0
DBP    
≥ 80 mmHg 65.9 69.4 55.1
≥ 85 mmHg 50.9 54.2 40.8
≥ 90 mmHg 33.0 36.4 22.6