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Crude and Age-Adjusted Percentage of Adults with Diagnosed Diabetes Reporting Any Mobility Limitation, United States, 1997–2011

The crude and age-adjusted percentages of adults aged 18 years or older with diagnosed diabetes who reported any mobility limitation (i.e., difficulty in walking a quarter mile, climbing up 10 steps, standing for 2 hours, or stooping, bending, or kneeling) showed little or no change from 1997 to 1999 and then increased from 1999 to 2011. In 2011, 63.4% (crude) and 53.3% (age-adjusted) of adults with diagnosed diabetes reported any mobility limitation.

Graph showing Crude and Age-Adjusted Percentage of Adults with Diabetes Reporting a Mobility Limitation, United States, 1997-2011.
 

YearCrudeAge-Adjusted
PercentStd ErrorPercentStd Error
199765.20.955.91.3
199862.20.852.71.1
199959.60.850.11.1
200058.20.747.71.0
200158.70.748.81.0
200259.30.748.41.0
200359.30.748.71.0
200459.90.849.01.0
200560.10.749.31.1
200658.90.849.31.3
200759.40.948.91.4
200859.00.948.41.4
200960.70.849.81.2
201061.80.751.11.0
201163.40.853.31.2

Methods and Limitations

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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