Distribution of Age at Diagnosis of Diabetes Among Adult Incident Cases Aged 18–79 Years, United States, 2011
In 2011, 63% of the adult (aged 18–79 years) incident cases of diabetes (i.e., cases diagnosed within the past year) were diagnosed between the ages of 40 and 64 years. About 16% were diagnosed at age 18–39 years, and about 21% were diagnosed at age 65–79 years.
Data Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Health Statistics, Division of Health Interview Statistics, data from the National Health Interview Survey. Data computed by personnel in CDC's Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
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