Table 1—

Projections of the U.S. population diagnosed with diabetes (in millions)

200220102020% Increase from 2002 to 2020
Total population28830733517
Diagnosed with diabetes12.114.517.444
Overall diabetes prevalence rate4.2%4.7%5.2%24
 Non-Hispanic white8.19.110.327
 Non-Hispanic black2.02.53.050
 Non-Hispanic other0.60.91.2100
Age (years)
  • Census Bureau (1) population projections adjusted using calibration factors that align Census Bureau projections for the year 2000 with actual Census 2000 counts.