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Age-Adjusted Percentage of Civilian, Noninstitutionalized Population with Diagnosed Diabetes, by Race, United States, 1980–2011

From 1980 through 2011, the age-adjusted percentage of persons with diagnosed diabetes increased 127% (from 2.6% to 5.9%) for whites and 107% (from 4.5% to 9.3%) for blacks. From 1997 through 2011, the age-adjusted percentage of persons with diagnosed diabetes increased 67% (from 3.9% to 6.5%) among Asians. Throughout the entire period, the age-adjusted percentage among blacks was higher than the percentages for whites and Asians. In 2011, the age-adjusted percentages by race were 9.3% for blacks, 6.5% for Asians, and 5.9% for whites.

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

 

YearWhiteBlackAsian
PercentageStd ErrorPercentageStd ErrorPercentageStd Error
19802.60.074.50.32------
19812.60.074.70.34------
19822.50.084.80.33------
19832.50.095.20.36------
19842.60.085.20.35------
19852.70.095.20.37------
19862.80.105.00.36------
19872.70.105.20.39------
19882.60.085.20.32------
19892.50.085.00.31------
19902.70.074.80.32------
19912.80.084.80.28------
19923.00.095.00.27------
19932.90.095.40.34------
19943.00.105.70.33------
19952.90.096.10.35------
19963.10.096.60.33------
19973.30.086.80.303.90.51
19983.60.076.90.243.70.39
19993.80.077.00.243.80.40
20004.10.077.30.223.50.41
20014.30.077.50.243.90.44
20024.50.077.40.254.40.43
20034.60.077.60.215.10.46
20044.80.087.90.205.10.51
20055.10.088.40.235.50.49
20065.20.098.70.225.90.45
20075.30.108.70.236.10.38
20085.60.109.00.246.10.38
20095.90.109.10.236.20.39
20106.00.109.40.246.40.41
20115.90.119.30.256.50.44

Methods and Limitations

Detailed Data Tables

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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