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Age-Adjusted Percentage of Adults Aged 18 Years or Older with Diagnosed Diabetes Who Have Risk Factors for Complications, United States, 2010

In 2010, 19.9% of U.S. adults with diabetes smoked, 56.9% were obese based on self-reported height and weight, 85.7% were overweight or obese, and 36.1% reported being physically inactive. In 2009, 57.9% of U.S. adults with diabetes reported having hypertension, and 58.4% reported that their cholesterol was high.

Age-Adjusted Percentage of Adults Aged 18 Years or Older with Diagnosed Diabetes Who Have Risk Factors for Complications, United States, 2010. Links for data figures, sources, methods and data limitations, and detailed tables follow this image.

 

Risk FactorPercentStd
Error
Current Smoking19.90.7
Obese56.90.8
Overweight84.70.6
Physical Inactivity36.10.7
*Hypertension57.10.9
*High Cholesterol58.41.0

* 2009 Data

Methods and Limitations

Data Source: Information came from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Data computed by personnel of the CDC's Division of Diabetes Translation.

 

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