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Age-Adjusted Incidence of Diagnosed Diabetes per 1,000 population Aged 18–79 Years, by Education, United States, 1980–2011

From 1980 to 2011, the age-adjusted incidence of diagnosed diabetes increased across all education levels. Throughout the period, the incidence of diagnosed diabetes was higher among people with less than a high school education compared with those with a higher education level. In 2011, the age-adjusted incidence was 11.6 per 1,000 among adults with < high school education, 7.9 per 1,000 among adults with a high school diploma or equivalent, and 6.6 per 1,000 among adults with > high school education.

Age-Adjusted Incidence of Diagnosed Diabetes per 1000 population Aged 18-79 Years, by Education, United States, 1980–2011. Links for methods and data limitations follow this image.

 

Year< High SchoolHigh School> High School

Incidence
Std
Error

Incidence
Std
 Error

Incidence
Std
Error
19805.20.72.40.33.00.5
19815.60.63.20.43.00.5
19826.00.83.80.62.80.4
19837.01.03.50.62.90.6
19847.41.13.30.62.80.6
19856.51.12.70.63.10.7
19865.60.92.90.63.20.7
19874.90.72.80.53.30.6
19884.90.73.60.53.40.5
19894.40.73.60.63.30.5
19904.10.73.60.53.20.5
19914.60.73.30.52.60.5
19925.60.83.90.53.10.5
19936.91.04.10.63.30.5
19947.41.04.40.63.90.6
19956.21.04.10.64.00.7
19966.10.94.10.64.40.6
19976.30.84.30.64.50.5
19987.60.75.70.54.40.3
19998.30.76.00.54.50.3
200010.40.96.80.54.60.3
200111.91.07.00.55.00.3
200211.50.97.70.55.50.4
200310.70.87.60.56.00.4
200410.40.97.70.66.40.4
200510.40.98.70.76.30.4
200611.31.09.30.86.10.4
200712.81.29.90.96.00.4
200815.61.99.40.86.50.5
200915.41.99.00.86.70.5
201013.91.88.20.86.90.5
201111.61.37.90.86.60.5

Methods and Limitations

Detailed Data Table

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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