Age-Adjusted Percentage of Adults Aged 18 Years or Older with Diagnosed Diabetes Reporting Visual Impairment, by Race/Ethnicity, United States, 1997–2011
From 1997 to 2011, the age-adjusted percentage of adults with diagnosed diabetes who reported visual impairment decreased among whites and Hispanics, but changed little among blacks. Throughout the time period, no clear differences in the percentage of adults who reported visual impairment were observed among all the racial/ethnic groups examined. In 2011, the age-adjusted percentage of adults with diagnosed diabetes who reported visual impairment was 20.7% for blacks, 17.1% for whites, and 15.6% for Hispanics.
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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