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Number (in Millions) of Adults Aged 18 Years or Older with Diagnosed Diabetes Reporting Visual Impairment, United States, 1997–2011

From 1997 to 2011, the number of adults with diagnosed diabetes who reported visual impairment, that is, trouble seeing even with their glasses or contact lenses, increased from 2.7 million to 4.0 million.

 

Number (in Millions) of Adults Aged 18 Years or Older with Diagnosed Diabetes Reporting Visual Impairment, United States, 1997-2011. Links for data figures, sources, methods and data limitations, and detailed tables follow this image.

 

YearNumber
19972.7
19982.6
19992.6
20002.8
20013.0
20023.0
20033.0
20043.2
20053.3
20063.4
20073.6
20083.7
20094.0
20103.9
20114.0

Methods & Limitations

Data Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Health Statistics, Division of Health Interview Statistics, data from the National Health Interview Survey. Data computed by personnel in CDC's Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

 

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