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Percentage of Adults with Diagnosed Diabetes Reporting Any Mobility Limitation, by Age, United States, 1997–2011

From 1997 to 2011, the percentage of adults aged 18 years or older with diagnosed diabetes reporting any mobility limitation showed little or no change regardless of age group. Throughout the period, the percentage was greater with increasing age. In 2011, the percentage of people reporting any mobility limitation was about two times more among those aged 75 years or older than among those aged 18–44 years (81.4% vs. 41.6%).

Graph showing Percentage of Adults with Diagnosed Diabetes Reporting a Mobility Limitation, by Age, United States, 1997-2011
 

YearAge Group
18–4445–6465–7475+
PercentStd ErrorPercentStd ErrorPercentStd ErrorPercentStd Error
199746.12.460.41.673.91.583.51.7
199842.42.058.01.270.01.382.01.4
199939.21.956.11.266.31.580.91.5
200034.91.756.81.165.51.578.41.5
200136.71.857.41.166.51.477.21.5
200235.11.758.51.166.91.578.01.4
200336.21.856.81.167.51.379.41.4
200436.21.857.11.169.51.380.31.3
200536.42.057.31.170.01.481.51.3
200637.92.356.81.267.31.579.01.6
200736.72.557.31.367.41.780.31.7
200836.22.557.51.367.11.678.61.6
200937.22.059.01.269.31.580.01.3
201038.61.860.41.168.61.380.61.4
201141.62.261.61.268.91.581.41.7

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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