Age-Adjusted Percentage of Civilian, Noninstitutionalized Population with Diagnosed Diabetes, Hispanics, United States, 1997–2011
In general, Puerto Ricans had the highest percentage of persons with diagnosed diabetes among the Hispanic population. From 1997 to 2011, the age-adjusted percentage of persons with diagnosed diabetes for persons of Cuban descent experienced the largest increase, 66%. The age-adjusted percentage for Hispanics with diagnosed diabetes overall was 6.3% in 1997 and 9.2% in 2011 for an increase of 46%.
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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