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Incidence of Diagnosed Diabetes per 1,000 Population Aged 18-79 Years, by Age, United States, 1980-2014

From 1980 to 2014, in adults aged 65–79 years, the incidence of diagnosed diabetes nearly doubled from 6.9 to 12.1 per 1000. In adults aged 45–64 years, incidence of diagnosed diabetes showed no consistent change during the 1980s, increased from 1991 to 2002, and leveled off from 2002 to 2014. Among adults aged 18–44 years, incidence increased significantly from 1980 to 2003, showed little change from 2003 to 2006, then significantly decreased from 2006 to 2014.

Incidence of Diagnosed Diabetes per 1000 population Aged 18-79 Years, by Age, United States, 1980–2014. Links for methods and data limitations follow this image.

 

Year Age Group
18–44 45–64 65–79
Incidence Standard Error Incidence Standard Error Incidence Standard Error
1980 1.7 0.2 5.2 0.7 6.9 1.2
1981 1.8 0.3 6.4 0.7 6.9 1.1
1982 1.6 0.3 7.7 0.8 6.1 1.1
1983 1.7 0.3 8.3 1.0 6.0 1.1
1984 1.5 0.3 7.7 1.1 7.4 1.2
1985 1.4 0.3 6.9 1.1 6.9 1.4
1986 1.5 0.3 6.0 0.9 8.3 1.5
1987 1.9 0.3 5.8 0.9 6.5 1.4
1988 2.2 0.3 6.3 0.8 6.3 1.1
1989 2.0 0.3 6.3 0.8 5.1 1.0
1990 2.0 0.3 6.0 0.7 6.0 1.1
1991 1.7 0.3 4.6 0.6 8.9 1.5
1992 1.9 0.3 5.4 0.7 10.5 1.6
1993 2.0 0.3 6.2 0.8 11.0 1.7
1994 2.1 0.3 6.9 0.9 13.2 1.7
1995 2.0 0.3 6.9 1.0 11.2 1.6
1996 1.8 0.3 7.1 0.9 11.4 1.5
1997 2.0 0.3 8.1 0.8 8.5 1.1
1998 2.1 0.2 8.9 0.6 10.5 0.9
1999 2.4 0.2 8.9 0.6 11.0 0.9
2000 2.7 0.2 10.1 0.6 11.6 1.0
2001 2.9 0.3 11.4 0.7 11.8 1.0
2002 2.7 0.2 12.2 0.7 13.5 1.0
2003 2.9 0.2 12.1 0.7 13.7 1.1
2004 3.1 0.2 11.9 0.7 14.3 1.1
2005 4.0 0.3 11.8 0.8 12.6 1.1
2006 4.1 0.3 12.1 0.8 12.8 1.1
2007 4.2 0.4 12.8 0.9 12.9 1.1
2008 4.3 0.5 14.3 1.1 12.2 1.1
2009 4.3 0.5 13.9 1.0 12.8 1.2
2010 4.0 0.5 13.1 0.9 13.5 1.3
2011 3.4 0.3 12.0 0.7 13.0 1.2
2012 3.2 0.3 11.7 0.7 12.1 1.1
2013 3.3 0.3 11.0 0.7 11.0 1.1
2014 3.2 0.3 10.5 0.7 12.1 1.3

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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