Percentage of People with Diabetes Aged 35 Years or Older Reporting Heart Disease or Stroke, by Age, United States, 1997–2011
From 1997 to 2011, the percentage of adults with diabetes reporting heart disease or stroke decreased until 2004 and leveled off afterwards for those aged 35–64 years, declined among those aged 65–74 years, and showed no consistent trend for people aged 75 years or older. Throughout the period, percentages were greater with increasing age. In 2011, the percentage reporting heart disease or stroke was 28.3% among people aged 35–64 years, 43.1% among those aged 65–74 years, and 55.1% among those aged 75 years or older.
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 the CDC's Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
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