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Adults Who Report Having Been Diagnosed With Diabetes

This indicator shows the percentage of adults who report having been diagnosed with diabetes/high blood sugar by a physician (not including gestational diabetes).

Adults Who Report Having Been Diagnosed With Diabetes

10.1
10.8
Comparison: U.S. Value 

10.8

percent
Measurement Period: 2011

County: Douglas

Data Source: 2011 PRC Community Health Needs Assessment
Categories: Health / Diabetes
Technical Note: The regional value is compared to the national value; national data are derived from the PRC National Health Survey.
Maintained By: Live Well Omaha and the Douglas County Health Department
Last Updated: December 2011

Why is this important?

Diabetes mellitus affects an estimated 23.6 million people in the United States and is the 7th leading cause of death. Diabetes mellitus: lowers life expectancy by up to 15 years; increases the risk of heart disease by 2 to 4 times; and is the leading cause of kidney failure, lower limb amputations, and adult-onset blindness.

Adults Who Report Having Been Diagnosed With Diabetes : Time Series

2002: 7.2 2008: 9.9 2011: 10.8

percent

Adults Diagnosed With Diabetes, by Age

18-39: 2.6 40-64: 13.1 65+: 27.4 Overall: 10.8

percent

Adults Diagnosed With Diabetes, by Gender

Female: 9.6 Male: 12.0 Overall: 10.8

percent

Adults Diagnosed With Diabetes, by Income

Low Income: 14.4 Mid/High Income: 8.1 Overall: 10.8

percent

Adults Diagnosed With Diabetes, by Race/Ethnicity

Black, non-Hispanic: 20.0 Hispanic: 12.7 White, non-Hispanic: 9.0 Overall: 10.8

percent

Adults Diagnosed With Diabetes, by Region

Northeast Omaha: 13.4 Southeast Omaha: 14.7 Northwest Omaha: 8.1 Southwest Omaha: 8.5 Western Douglas County: 7.5 Overall: 10.8

percent

Adults Who Report Having Been Diagnosed With Diabetes

Comparison: Prior Value 

10.8

percent
Measurement Period: 2011

County: Douglas

Data Source: 2011 PRC Community Health Needs Assessment
Categories: Health / Diabetes
Technical Note: The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were not taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Maintained By: Live Well Omaha and the Douglas County Health Department
Last Updated: December 2011

Why is this important?

Diabetes mellitus affects an estimated 23.6 million people in the United States and is the 7th leading cause of death. Diabetes mellitus: lowers life expectancy by up to 15 years; increases the risk of heart disease by 2 to 4 times; and is the leading cause of kidney failure, lower limb amputations, and adult-onset blindness.

Adults Who Report Having Been Diagnosed With Diabetes : Time Series

2002: 7.2 2008: 9.9 2011: 10.8

percent

Adults Diagnosed With Diabetes, by Age

18-39: 2.6 40-64: 13.1 65+: 27.4 Overall: 10.8

percent

Adults Diagnosed With Diabetes, by Gender

Female: 9.6 Male: 12.0 Overall: 10.8

percent

Adults Diagnosed With Diabetes, by Income

Low Income: 14.4 Mid/High Income: 8.1 Overall: 10.8

percent

Adults Diagnosed With Diabetes, by Race/Ethnicity

Black, non-Hispanic: 20.0 Hispanic: 12.7 White, non-Hispanic: 9.0 Overall: 10.8

percent

Adults Diagnosed With Diabetes, by Region

Northeast Omaha: 13.4 Southeast Omaha: 14.7 Northwest Omaha: 8.1 Southwest Omaha: 8.5 Western Douglas County: 7.5 Overall: 10.8

percent