Age-Adjusted Percentage of Civilian, Noninstitutionalized Population with Diagnosed Diabetes, by Sex, United States, 1980–2011
From 1980 to 1998, the age-adjusted percentage of people with diagnosed diabetes was similar for men and women. However, in 1999, the percentage for males began to increase at a faster rate than that of females. From 1980 to 2011, the age-adjusted percentage of diagnosed diabetes increased 156% (from 2.7% to 6.9%) for males and 103% (from 2.9% to 5.9%) for females.
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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