Median of Diabetes Duration Among Adults Aged 18–79 Years, by Sex, United States, 1997–2011
From 1997 to 2011, the median duration of diabetes among men aged 18–79 years showed little or no change. However, among women, the median duration of diabetes declined until 2004 and then increased. In general, throughout the period, the median duration of diabetes was higher among women than men. In 2011, the median duration was 8.3 years for women and 7.0 years for men.
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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