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Ever been told you have high blood sugar

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For sample adults age 18 and older who, other than during pregnancy, have not been told they have diabetes (DIABETICEV) or have been told they have borderline diabetes, DIAHISUGAR reports if the respondent has ever been told by a doctor or health professional that she/he has high blood sugar.

For related variables, please see DIABETICEV or use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus.


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  • 2006: Sample adults age 18+ who (other than during pregnancy) were either never told that they had diabetes or were told that they had borderline diabetes, or for whom it was unknown whether they were ever told they have diabetes.


  • 2006