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Age-Adjusted Incidence of Diagnosed Diabetes per 1,000 population Aged 18–79 Years, by Education, United States, 1980–2013

The age–adjusted incidence of diagnosed diabetes increased from the 1980 through 2009 among adults with a high school diploma or equivalent and among adults with greater than high school education. The age–adjusted incidence of diagnosed diabetes increased from the 1990s through 2009 among adults with less than high school education. After 2009, the incidence of diagnosed diabetes has shown little change among adults for all levels of education. In 2013, the age–adjusted incidence was 11.0 per 1000 for adults with greater than high school education, 7.8 per 1000 for adults with a high school diploma or equivalent, and 5.7 per 1000 for adults with less than high school education.

Age-Adjusted Incidence of Diagnosed Diabetes per 1000 population Aged 18-79 Years, by Education, United States, 1980–2013. Links for methods and data limitations follow this image.

 

Yearless than
High School
High Schoolgreater than
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
201111.51.17.80.76.30.4
201210.70.97.90.76.00.3
201311.01.27.80.85.70.4

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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