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Crude and Age-Adjusted Rates of Diagnosed Diabetes per 100 Civilian, Non-Institutionalized Adult Population, United States, 1980–2014

From 1990 through 2009, the crude rates per 100 of diagnosed diabetes among U.S. adults aged 18 years or older increased by 165% (from 3.4 to 9.0). During the same period, the age-adjusted rates per 100 increased by 139% (from 3.6 to 8.6). From 1980 to 1990 and from 2009 to 2014, the rates changed little.

Graph showing number of adults with diagnosed diabetes, United States, 1980-2014. Links for methodology and data limitations follow this figure.

 

Year Crude Age-Adjusted
Rate Standard Error Rate Standard Error
1980 3.5 0.13 3.7 0.12
1981 3.4 0.13 3.7 0.14
1982 3.4 0.19 3.7 0.19
1983 3.3 0.16 3.6 0.17
1984 3.5 0.20 3.8 0.21
1985 3.5 0.19 3.8 0.19
1986 3.7 0.24 4.1 0.26
1987 3.7 0.20 4.0 0.20
1988 3.4 0.17 3.6 0.18
1989 3.5 0.17 3.8 0.18
1990 3.4 0.16 3.6 0.17
1991 3.9 0.17 4.1 0.17
1992 3.9 0.16 4.1 0.16
1993 4.1 0.20 4.3 0.21
1994 4.0 0.17 4.3 0.18
1995 4.4 0.21 4.6 0.21
1996 3.9 0.23 4.1 0.24
1997 5.1 0.14 5.3 0.14
1998 5.3 0.15 5.4 0.15
1999 5.4 0.15 5.5 0.14
2000 5.9 0.15 6.0 0.15
2001 6.4 0.16 6.4 0.16
2002 6.5 0.16 6.5 0.16
2003 6.6 0.17 6.6 0.16
2004 7.0 0.16 7.0 0.16
2005 7.4 0.17 7.3 0.16
2006 7.8 0.22 7.6 0.21
2007 7.7 0.22 7.5 0.21
2008 8.3 0.23 7.9 0.21
2009 9.0 0.23 8.6 0.21
2010 9.1 0.20 8.7 0.19
2011 8.9 0.18 8.4 0.16
2012 9.1 0.19 8.4 0.18
2013 9.3 0.18 8.7 0.16
2014 9.1 0.19 8.4 0.17

 

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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