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Volume 2: No. 2, April 2005

ORIGINAL RESEARCH
Family History, Diabetes, and Other Demographic and Risk Factors Among Participants of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999–2002

  % (95% CI)
Individuals Without Diabetes 27.0 (25.6–28.3)
Individuals With Diabetes 65.1 (61.8–68.4)

Figure 1. Percentages (95% Confidence Interval [CI]) of U.S. adults aged 20 years and older reporting a family history of diabetes, by self-reported diabetes status, 1999–2002.

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  % (95% CI)
Men 27.8 (26.0–29.6)
Women 30.9 (29.2–32.6)
Non-Hispanic whites 27.5 (26.0–29.1)
Non-Hispanic blacks 35.2 (31.5–38.8)
Mexican Americans 34.3 (31.0–37.6)

Figure 2. Percentages (95% Confidence Interval [CI]) of U.S. adults aged 20 years and older reporting a family history of diabetes, by sex and race/ethnicity, 1999–2002.

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  % (95% CI)
Healthy weight (BMI <25) 22.6 (20.7–24.5)
Overweight (BMI 25–29) 30 (27.5–32.5)
Obese (BMI ≥30) 37.5 (34.9–40.1)

Figure 3. Percentages (95% Confidence Interval [CI]) of U.S. adults aged 20 years and older reporting a family history of diabetes, by body mass index (BMI), 1999–2002.

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