Crude and Age-Adjusted Percentage of Adults with Diabetes Using Any Diabetes Medication, United States, 1997–2011
From 1997 to 2011, trends in crude and age-adjusted percentages of adults aged 18 years or older with diagnosed diabetes taking any diabetes medication (pills, insulin, or both) were similar and showed little or no change. In 2011, 85.3% of adults with diagnosed diabetes reported taking pills or insulin for their diabetes.
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 analyzed by personnel in the CDC's Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
Page last reviewed: November 20, 2012