Table 1—

U.S. population (in thousands) and percent of U.S. population with diabetes, 2007

Total U.S. populationWith diagnosed diabetesWith undiagnosed diabetesTotal with diabetes*
Total population*301,73617,4865.8%6,6402.2%24,1268.0%
Race/ethnicity
    Non-Hispanic white199,09111,4035.7%4,5202.3%15,9238.0%
    Non-Hispanic black37,0022,7757.5%6991.9%3,4749.4%
    Non-Hispanic other20,1011,0765.4%3171.6%1,3936.9%
    Hispanic45,5412,2314.9%1,1042.4%3,3357.3%
Sex
    Male148,7448,5435.7%3,1132.1%11,6567.8%
    Female152,9928,9435.8%3,5282.3%12,4718.2%
Age (years)
     <1873,8781570.2%350.1%1920.3%
    18–3470,3739641.4%6691.0%1,6332.3%
    35–4443,3561,6863.9%1,1742.7%2,8606.6%
    45–5443,8383,4437.9%1,3273.0%4,77010.9%
    55–5918,2352,30712.7%7564.1%3,06316.8%
    60–6414,3232,26115.8%7755.4%3,03621.2%
    65–6910,6901,87917.6%8508.0%2,72925.5%
    ≥7027,0424,78817.7%1,0553.9%5,84321.6%
Insurance
    Private169,8867,0574.2%3,0181.8%10,0755.9%
    Government91,7948,9979.8%2,8913.1%11,88813.0%
    Uninsured40,0551,4323.6%7311.8%2,1635.4%
  • Source: Combined information from the 2004–2006 NHIS, 2004 NNHS, 1999–2004 NHANES, and the U.S. Census Bureau population estimates for 2007.

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    * Numbers do not necessarily sum to totals because of rounding.