Table 1—

Prevalence of diabetes in 1993 and 2001

AllMenWomenAged <65 yearsAged ≥65 years
1993
    Covered population (n)539,024263,112275,912397,471141,553
    People with diabetes (n)27,01414,43112,58311,09415,920
    Crude rate (%)5.05.54.62.811.2
    Adjusted rate (%)4.7*5.24.22.9*11.2*
2001
    Covered population (n)558,085271,504286,581412,739145,346
    People with diabetes (n)40,09821,36318,73517,44822,650
    Crude rate (%)7.27.96.54.215.6
    Adjusted rate (%)6.5*7.25.94.2*15.3*
  • *

    * Age and sex adjusted to 2001 Canadian population;

  • age adjusted to 2001 Canadian population.