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Percentage of Adults with Diagnosed Diabetes Reporting Poor Mental and Physical Health at Least 1 Day in the Past 30 Days, by Age, United States, 1994–2011

 

From 1994 to 2011, the percentage of adults aged 18 years or older with diagnosed diabetes who reported having poor mental and physical health at least 1 day in the past 30 days was slightly higher among younger adults than among those who were older. In 2011, the percentages ranged from 33.5% to 37.5% among those aged 18-64 years, and from 15.6% to 21.2% among those aged 65 years or older.

Graph showing Percentage of Adults with Diagnosed Diabetes Reporting Poor Mental and Physical Health at Least 1 Day in the Past 30 Days, by Age, United States, 1994–2011. Links for methodology and data limitations follow this figure.

 

YearAge GroupTotalAge-Adjusted
18–4445–6465–7475+
PercentStd ErrorPercentStd ErrorPercentStd ErrorPercentStd ErrorPercentStd ErrorPercentStd Error
199430.72.526.61.714.71.416.12.122.31.026.81.4
199528.22.523.51.618.41.613.01.621.30.924.71.4
199630.82.522.51.315.51.511.51.320.20.825.41.4
199725.42.125.01.415.91.316.41.721.30.823.71.2
199831.82.124.01.214.01.115.41.421.50.726.51.2
199928.62.024.61.316.41.312.91.321.30.725.01.1
200030.72.124.81.214.61.112.31.221.40.726.01.2
200133.11.726.11.015.71.014.11.222.90.627.91.0
2002............
200335.41.927.60.918.71.213.11.024.70.629.81.0
200438.01.829.90.918.81.216.11.126.50.629.81.0
200535.11.728.80.817.50.916.01.125.30.530.10.9
200632.61.531.50.918.31.015.91.126.10.629.60.9
200735.31.530.30.619.30.914.70.726.00.430.70.8
200834.11.530.90.719.10.716.20.826.40.430.40.8
200932.91.529.60.617.20.616.00.725.20.429.20.8
201036.71.431.20.618.70.516.70.626.90.431.90.8
201137.51.433.50.621.20.715.60.628.30.433.10.8

Methods and Limitations

----- Major changes to the survey methods began in 2011.

Data Source: Information came from the CDC's Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. The data were computed by CDC's Division of Diabetes Translation personnel.

 
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