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Number (in Millions) of Civilian, Non-institutionalized Adults with Diagnosed Diabetes, United States, 1980-2014

From 1980 through 2014, the number of U.S. adults aged 18 years or older with diagnosed diabetes has almost quadrupled (from 5.5 million to 21.9 million).

Graph showing number of persons with diagnosed diabetes, United States, 1980-2011. Links for methodology and data limitations follow this figure.
 

Year Number (in Millions) Standard Error (in Millions)
1980 5.5 0.2
1981 5.6 0.2
1982 5.6 0.3
1983 5.5 0.3
1984 5.9 0.4
1985 6.0 0.3
1986 6.4 0.4
1987 6.5 0.4
1988 6.0 0.3
1989 6.3 0.3
1990 6.2 0.3
1991 7.1 0.3
1992 7.3 0.3
1993 7.7 0.4
1994 7.6 0.3
1995 8.5 0.4
1996 7.5 0.5
1997 10.0 0.3
1998 10.4 0.3
1999 10.8 0.3
2000 11.9 0.3
2001 13.0 0.3
2002 13.4 0.4
2003 14.0 0.4
2004 15.1 0.4
2005 16.2 0.4
2006 17.1 0.5
2007 17.3 0.6
2008 18.7 0.6
2009 20.5 0.6
2010 21.0 0.5
2011 20.6 0.5
2012 21.3 0.5
2013 22.2 0.5
2014 21.9 0.5

 

Methods and Limitations

Data Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Division of Health Interview Statistics, data from the National Health Interview Survey. Statistical analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Diabetes Translation.

 

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