Is hemoglobin A1c level associated with measures of socio-economic status in non-diabetics after controlling for known explanatory factors?

@inproceedings{Kelly2005IsHA,
  title={Is hemoglobin A1c level associated with measures of socio-economic status in non-diabetics after controlling for known explanatory factors?},
  author={Shona Kelly and Jonathan Stedman and Jo Leonardi-Bee},
  year={2005}
}
Objective: Glycosylated hemoglobin (GHb) is a well-validated measure of control in diabetics but fasting glucose levels account for only a portion of the variance in non-diabetics. Stress has been suggested as a factor driving socio-economic inequalities in health and GHb appears to be elevated in stressed populations. This project examined the relationship between GHb levels and measures of socio-economic status (SES) in non-diabetics. Methods: Data were used from 1828 individuals in… CONTINUE READING