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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.

Distribution of Age at Diagnosis of Diabetes among Adult Incident Cases Aged 18-79 Years, United States, 2011. Links for data figures, sources, methods and data limitations, and detailed tables follow this image.
 

Age at DiagnosisPercent
18–294.3
30–344.5
35–396.8
40–448.9
45–4910.9
50–5414.2
55–5915.4
60–6413.8
65–699.5
70–747.1
75–794.7


Methods and Limitations

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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