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Rates of Diagnosed Diabetes per 100 Civilian, Non-Institutionalized Population, by Age, United States, 1980–2014

From 1990 to 2009, the rates per 100 of diagnosed diabetes in the United States population increased by 217% (from 0.6 to 1.9) for those aged 0–44 years and by 150% (from 5.0 to 12.5) for those aged 45–64. Rates in these two age groups changed little from 1980 to 1990 and from 2009 to 2014. For those aged 65–74 years, the rates changed little from 1980 to 1993 and then increased by 113% (from 10.1 to 21.5) from 1993 to 2014. Similarly, for those aged 75 years or older, the rates changed little from 1980 to 1990 and then increased by 140% (from 8.0 to 19.2 per 100) from 1990 to 2014.

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

 

Year Age
0–44 45–64 65–74 75+
Rate Standard Error Rate Standard Error Rate Standard Error Rate Standard Error
1980 0.6 0.05 5.4 0.31 9.7 0.56 8.6 0.79
1981 0.6 0.04 5.7 0.30 8.6 0.63 9.2 0.79
1982 0.6 0.10 5.8 0.47 9.4 0.89 7.6 0.87
1983 0.6 0.08 5.8 0.43 7.9 0.92 8.0 1.10
1984 0.6 0.08 5.3 0.41 10.5 0.95 9.7 1.06
1985 0.6 0.07 5.2 0.43 10.9 0.93 9.6 0.94
1986 0.6 0.11 6.3 0.59 9.2 1.36 10.9 1.69
1987 0.8 0.09 5.6 0.41 9.6 0.92 9.8 0.98
1988 0.6 0.07 5.4 0.40 9.5 0.87 8.8 0.91
1989 0.7 0.07 5.8 0.43 9.0 0.76 8.6 1.02
1990 0.6 0.07 5.0 0.39 10.2 0.81 8.0 0.91
1991 0.9 0.10 5.7 0.40 10.4 0.77 9.3 1.02
1992 0.7 0.08 5.6 0.44 11.4 0.95 10.5 1.00
1993 0.9 0.08 6.2 0.45 10.1 0.94 10.6 1.23
1994 0.8 0.08 6.3 0.41 10.2 0.82 10.1 0.99
1995 0.8 0.09 6.4 0.44 13.1 0.99 11.7 1.21
1996 0.8 0.11 5.8 0.52 10.0 1.16 10.0 1.34
1997 1.0 0.06 7.6 0.31 14.3 0.73 11.7 0.65
1998 1.0 0.07 7.9 0.33 14.0 0.69 12.2 0.74
1999 1.1 0.07 8.0 0.33 13.9 0.67 12.3 0.66
2000 1.2 0.08 8.3 0.32 15.8 0.75 13.2 0.72
2001 1.3 0.07 9.3 0.37 16.7 0.71 13.6 0.70
2002 1.2 0.08 9.3 0.34 17.0 0.75 14.8 0.78
2003 1.2 0.08 9.1 0.34 17.6 0.87 15.5 0.82
2004 1.2 0.07 9.9 0.34 18.5 0.85 16.0 0.77
2005 1.5 0.10 10.5 0.34 18.6 0.80 15.3 0.75
2006 1.7 0.12 10.5 0.44 18.2 0.94 17.9 1.02
2007 1.4 0.11 10.6 0.40 20.0 0.89 17.3 0.99
2008 1.5 0.11 11.9 0.47 19.8 0.94 16.9 0.94
2009 1.9 0.12 12.5 0.48 19.9 0.92 18.9 1.00
2010 1.7 0.11 12.1 0.39 21.4 0.92 21.3 0.93
2011 1.5 0.09 12.0 0.39 22.2 0.72 18.7 0.83
2012 1.5 0.10 12.5 0.39 20.5 0.79 19.4 0.84
2013 1.7 0.10 12.3 0.38 21.0 0.76 20.9 0.90
2014 1.5 0.10 12.0 0.38 21.5 0.72 19.2 0.89


 

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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