Percentage of Adults with Diagnosed Diabetes

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 2267 8.5 0.2 8.1 9.0
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 934 8.8 0.4 8.1 9.5
Female 1333 8.3 0.3 7.7 8.8
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 9 2.4 0.9 0.8 4.1
25-34 years 30 2.1 0.4 1.3 2.9
35-44 years 110 4.2 0.5 3.3 5.1
45-54 years 321 7.9 0.5 6.9 8.8
55-64 years 648 14.6 0.6 13.5 15.8
65+ years 1149 19.4 0.6 18.3 20.5
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 108 9.8 1.2 7.4 12.1
Non-Hispanic 2157 8.5 0.2 8.0 8.9
RACE . . . . .
White Only 1947 8.3 0.2 7.8 8.7
Black Only 145 12.9 1.4 10.0 15.7
Other Race Only 117 9.2 1.0 7.2 11.2
More than One Race 48 10.1 1.7 6.7 13.5
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 232 13.5 1.2 11.0 15.9
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 777 9.8 0.5 8.9 10.7
Some College 695 8.7 0.4 7.9 9.6
College Graduate 559 6.4 0.3 5.7 7.0
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 259 14.4 1.6 11.3 17.6
$15,000 - $24,999 490 13.7 0.7 12.2 15.2
$25,000 - $34,999 332 11.2 0.7 9.7 12.6
$35,000 - $49,999 312 7.9 0.5 6.9 8.9
$50,000+ 606 6.2 0.3 5.6 6.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 793 5.8 0.3 5.2 6.3
Out of Work 72 5.5 0.8 3.9 7.1
Homemaker / Student 92 4.4 0.8 2.8 5.9
Retired 1030 19.6 0.6 18.4 20.7
Unable to Work 274 25.3 1.7 22.0 28.6
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 997 14.9 0.6 13.7 16.0
1-19 Hours 123 7.6 1.0 5.7 9.6
20-39 Hours 194 6.1 0.6 4.9 7.2
40 + Hours 567 5.5 0.3 4.9 6.0
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 1204 8.3 0.3 7.8 8.8
Divorced / Separated 390 11.8 0.8 10.3 13.3
Widowed 512 19.0 0.8 17.4 20.7
Never Married 155 4.1 0.7 2.7 5.4
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 1086 18.3 0.7 17.0 19.6
Living without a Disability 1170 6.1 0.2 5.6 6.5
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 82 8.4 1.0 6.3 10.4
Rural 308 10.2 0.9 8.5 11.8
Densely-settled Rural 358 8.8 0.5 7.7 9.9
Semi-urban 439 9.0 0.6 7.9 10.2
Urban 1077 7.9 0.3 7.3 8.5
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 171 6.8 0.7 5.4 8.2
Insured 2093 8.8 0.2 8.3 9.3
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 1609 19.2 0.5 18.2 20.2
No Hypertension 654 4.2 0.2 3.8 4.7
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 245 10.8 0.9 9.1 12.4
No Current Asthma 2001 8.3 0.2 7.8 8.8
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Arthritis 1143 16.0 0.5 15.0 17.0
No Arthritis 1091 6.2 0.3 5.7 6.7
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 903 25.6 1.0 23.8 27.5
Excellent to Good 1358 6.1 0.2 5.7 6.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 272 11.9 0.9 10.0 13.7
<14 days mental health not good 1963 8.2 0.2 7.7 8.7
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 299 7.2 0.5 6.1 8.2
Non-Smoker 1960 8.8 0.3 8.3 9.3
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 354 3.9 0.3 3.3 4.5
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 637 7.1 0.4 6.4 7.9
Obese (BMI >= 30) 1178 16.1 0.6 14.9 17.2
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1378 7.0 0.3 6.5 7.5
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 887 13.5 0.5 12.4 14.6
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 664 6.1 0.3 5.4 6.8
Insufficient 856 8.5 0.4 7.8 9.2
No Activity 635 18.3 0.8 16.7 20.0

Numerator: Respondents reporting they had been told by a doctor they had diabetes,
excluding females told only during pregnancy and pre-diabetes or borderline diabetes.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.