Diabetes

Data are for the U.S.

Morbidity: Adults aged 20 and over
  • Percent with diabetes (physician-diagnosed or undiagnosed): 15% (2013-2016)
  • Percent with physician-diagnosed diabetes: 10.5% (2013-2016)
  • Percent with undiagnosed diabetes: 4.5% (2013-2016)

Source: Health, United States, 2018, table 14 pdf icon[PDF – 9.8 MB]

Physician office visits
  • Percent of visits to physician offices with diabetes indicated on the medical record: 11.5%

Source: National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: 2016 National Summary Tables, table 18 pdf icon[PDF – 793 KB]

Emergency department visits
  • Percent of visits to emergency departments with diabetes indicated on the medical record:  12.1%

Source: National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: 2017 Emergency Department Summary Tables, table 13 pdf icon[PDF – 863 KB]

Mortality
  • Number of deaths: 83,564
  • Deaths per 100,000 population: 25.7
  • Cause of death rank: 7

Source: Deaths: Final Data for 2017, tables 6, 7, B pdf icon[PDF – 2 MB]

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Page last reviewed: May 3, 2017