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Median Age at Diagnosis of Diabetes Among Adult Incident Cases Aged 18–79 Years, by Race/Ethnicity, United States, 1997–2011

From 1997 to 2011, the median age at diagnosis of diabetes for adults aged 18–79 years showed little or no change in all race/ethnicity groups. In 2011, the median age at diagnosis of diabetes was 49.0 years for blacks, 49.4 years for Hispanics, and 55.4 years for whites.

Median Age at Diagnosis of Diabetes among Adult Incident Cases Aged 18-79 Years, by Race/Ethnicity, United States, 1997-2011. Links for data figures, sources, methods and data limitations, and detailed tables follow this image.

 

YearRace/Ethnicity
WhiteBlackHispanic
Median
Age
Std
Error
Median
Age
Std
Error
Median
Age
Std
Error
199756.01.551.71.745.52.2
199854.51.349.71.446.71.6
199954.21.249.71.045.31.9
200053.90.949.60.946.32.0
200154.00.849.61.946.21.8
200254.30.651.01.447.71.6
200353.50.750.61.748.20.9
200453.10.850.31.548.20.8
200551.60.948.12.047.80.8
200651.40.948.31.946.90.9
200752.90.848.92.148.51.3
200851.80.951.51.648.11.7
200953.00.951.21.748.21.8
201053.30.951.31.648.02.1
201155.41.049.02.349.42.0


Methods and Limitations

Detailed Data Table

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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