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Diabetes

Data are for the U.S.

Morbidity: Adults aged 20 and over

  • Percent with diabetes (physician-diagnosed or undiagnosed): 12.6% (2011-2014)
  • Percent with physician-diagnosed diabetes: 9.6% (2011-2014)
  • Percent with undiagnosed diabetes: 3.0% (2011-2014)

Source: Health, United States, 2016, table 40 [PDF – 9.8 MB]

Physician office visits

  • Number of visits to physician offices with diabetes as the primary diagnosis: 34.6 million

Source: National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: 2015 State and National Summary Tables, table 16 [PDF – 692 KB]

Emergency department visits

  • Number of visits to emergency departments with diabetes as the primary diagnosis: 14.0 million

Sources: National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: 2014 Emergency Department Summary Tables, table 13 [PDF – 1.9 MB]

Mortality

  • Number of deaths: 79,535
  • Deaths per 100,000 population: 24.7
  • Cause of death rank: 7

Source: Deaths: Final Data for 2015, tables 6, 7 [PDF – 2.7 MB]

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