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Annual Number (in Thousands) of New Cases of Diagnosed Diabetes Among Adults Aged 18-79 Years, United States, 1980-2014

From 1980 to 2014, the number of adults in the United States aged 18–79 with newly diagnosed diabetes more than tripled from 493,000 in 1980 to more than 1.4 million in 2014. From 1991 to 2009, the number of new cases of diabetes increased sharply from 573,000 to more than 1.7 million. However, from 2009 to 2014, the number of new cases decreased significantly to approximately 1.4 million.


Annual Number (in Thousands) of New Cases of Diagnosed Diabetes Among Adults Aged 18–79 Years, United States, 1980–2014

Year Number (in Thousands) Standard Error (in Thousands)
1980 493 46
1981 557 46
1982 595 47
1983 628 54
1984 611 57
1985 564 61
1986 578 61
1987 574 57
1988 635 53
1989 591 53
1990 603 57
1991 573 53
1992 682 58
1993 752 65
1994 838 68
1995 796 73
1996 799 66
1997 813 58
1998 921 40
1999 979 45
2000 1104 47
2001 1213 52
2002 1304 54
2003 1349 54
2004 1403 60
2005 1468 67
2006 1528 72
2007 1605 83
2008 1728 100
2009 1732 99
2010 1678 92
2011 1536 70
2012 1500 66
2013 1448 67
2014 1437 77

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 the Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC.

 

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