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Percentage of Adults with Diagnosed Diabetes Reporting Fair or Poor General Health, by Sex, United States, 1994–2011

From 1994 to 2011, the crude and age-adjusted percentages of men and women aged 18 years or older with diagnosed diabetes who reported that in general their health was fair or poor changed little. Throughout the period, both crude and age-adjusted percentages were higher among women than men. In 2011, the age-adjusted percentage was 48.6% among women and 45.0% among men.

Graph showing Percentage of Adults with Diagnosed Diabetes Reporting Fair or Poor General Health, by Sex, United States, 1994–2011. Links for methodology and data limitations follow this figure.

 

YearMaleFemale
CrudeAge-AdjustedCrudeAge-Adjusted
PercentStd ErrorPercentStd ErrorPercentStd ErrorPercentStd Error
199447.11.840.52.252.91.543.01.9
199546.71.843.02.552.11.645.62.2
199644.41.638.52.152.91.247.21.9
199745.21.537.81.952.01.246.01.8
199842.71.337.61.852.11.247.91.6
199942.91.340.72.251.31.246.41.6
200046.11.445.42.850.81.148.11.6
200144.21.140.71.652.81.048.11.4
2002........
200346.01.043.31.653.10.949.61.4
200444.11.041.61.653.60.849.91.2
200545.30.942.61.753.30.751.11.1
200644.50.942.11.651.80.747.41.2
200744.80.743.31.450.20.646.71.0
200842.60.738.31.250.50.648.01.0
200941.50.739.41.349.50.648.01.1
201042.30.640.51.250.20.550.41.0
201145.60.645.01.250.20.548.61.0

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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