Age-Adjusted Percentage of Civilian, Noninstitutionalized Population with Diagnosed Diabetes, by Hispanic Origin and Sex, United States, 1997–2011
From 1997 to 2011, the age-adjusted percentage of Hispanics with diagnosed diabetes was lowest among Cuban males and females compared with other Hispanic population groups. In general, throughout the period, the highest age-adjusted percentage was among Puerto Rican males. During the time period, the age-adjusted percentage of Hispanics with diagnosed diabetes increased 33% (from 7.3% to 9.7%) among Puerto Rican females, 46% (from 6.3% to 9.2%) among Mexican/Mexican American males, 65% (from 6.5% to 10.7%) among Mexican/Mexican American females, and 118% (from 3.8% to 8.3%) among Cuban males. There was a slight change of 10% (from 9.6% to 10.6%) among Puerto Rican males and 32% (from 4.7% to 6.2%) among Cuban 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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