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National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2014

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Graph title: Racial and ethnic differences in diagnosed diabetes among people aged 20 years or older, United States, 2010–2012

Explanation: This graph shows the age-adjusted percentage of U.S. adults aged 20 years or older who had diagnosed diabetes in the year 2010–2012 by race/ethnicity. In 2010–2012, the estimated age-adjusted percentage of adults with diabetes was 7.6% among non-Hispanic whites, 9.0% among Asian Americans, 12.8% among Hispanics, 13.2% among non-Hispanic blacks, and 15.9% among American Indians/Alaska Natives.

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Graph title: Rate of new cases of type 1 and type 2 diabetes among people younger than 20 years, by age and race/ethnicity, 2008–2009

Explanation: This graph shows the incidence of type 1 and type 2 diabetes among children and adolescents younger than 20 years by age group and race/ethnicity. In the year 2008–2009, among children younger than 10 years, the estimated rate of new cases of type 1 diabetes was 22.2 per 100,000 per year, and the estimated rate of new cases of type 2 diabetes was 0.8 per 100,000 per year. Among children younger than 10 years with type 1 diabetes, the estimated rate of new cases was 28.9 per 100,000 per year among non-Hispanic whites; 15.4 per 100,000 per year among non-Hispanic blacks; 15.1 per 100,000 per year among Hispanics; 8.1 per 100,000 per year among Asians/Pacific Islanders; and 3.7 per 100,000 per year among American Indians/Alaska Natives. Among children younger than 10 years with type 2 diabetes, the estimated rate of new cases was 0.2 per 100,000 per year for non-Hispanic whites; 2.9 per 100,000 per year for non-Hispanic blacks; 0.5 per 100,000 per year for Hispanics; 0.8 per 100,000 per year for Asians/Pacific Islanders; and 3.3 per 100,000 per year for American Indians.

In the year 2008–2009, among children and adolescents aged 10–19 years, the estimated rate of new cases of type 1 diabetes was 21.9 per 100,000 per year, and the estimated rate of new cases of type 2 diabetes was 11.0 per 100,000 per year. Among children and adolescents aged 10–19 years with type 1 diabetes, the estimated rate of new cases was 26.3 per 100,000 per year among non-Hispanic whites; 17.5 per 100,000 per year among non-Hispanic blacks; 18.8 per 100,000 per year among Hispanics; 5.8 per 100,000 per year among Asians/Pacific Islanders; and 6.2 per 100,000 per year among American Indians/Alaska Natives. Among children and adolescents aged 10–19 years with type 2 diabetes, the estimated rate of new cases was 4.5 per 100,000 per year for non-Hispanic whites; 26.7 per 100,000 per year for non-Hispanic blacks; 17.1 per 100,000 per year for Hispanics; 8.9 per 100,000 per year for Asians/Pacific Islanders; and 28.9 per 100,000 per year for American Indians/Alaska Natives.

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