Table 1—

Prevalence of IFG by demographic group for two definitions using the NHANES 1999–2000 dataset

DemographicsIFG with 110 mg/dl cut point
IFG with 100 mg/dl cut point
Fold increase
n%n%
Total (182 million)12,160,0006.743,760,00024.12.6×
Male7,151,0008.125,690,00029.22.6×
Female5,008,0005.318,060,00019.22.6×
Mexican American684,0006.03,064,00026.73.5×
Other Hispanic1,472,0008.85,160,00030.92.5×
Non-Hispanic white8,505,0006.630,790,00024.02.6×
Non-Hispanic black1,110,0005.73,219,00017.32.0×
Other388,0005.71,518,00022.32.9×
Age 20–49 years3,611,0003.120,160,00017.34.6×
Age 50–64 years3,740,0009.911,660,00030.92.1×
Age ≥65 years4,808,00017.511,930,00043.51.5×
  • IFG excludes diagnosed diabetes regardless of measured FPG.