Table 2

Age-specific incidence of diagnosed diabetes by ethnicity and sex (per 1,000 population) in fiscal year 2003–2004

AgeChineseSouth AsianWhite
New casesPop*Incidence (95% CI)P valueNew casesPop*Incidence (95% CI)P valueNew casesPopIncidence (95% CI)
Women
    35–44 years12861,0992.1 (1.7–2.5)0.00612927,8464.6 (3.8–5.4)<0.0011,367506,4202.7 (2.6–2.8)
    45–54 years29250,9005.7 (5.1–6.4)0.9920522,0699.3 (8.0–10.6)<0.0012,757480,8615.7 (5.5–6.0)
    55–64 years21423,4799.1 (7.9–10.3)0.0425716,79515.3 (13.5–17.2)<0.0013,424323,96410.6 (10.2–10.9)
    >65 years46440,37411.5 (10.5–12.5)0.00424019,25712.5 (10.9–14.0)0.45,787438,24613.2 (12.9–13.5)
Men
    35–44 years15453,8862.9 (2.4–3.3)0.125730,6008.4 (7.4–9.4)<0.0011,622502,4213.2 (3.1–3.4)
    45–54 years33950,5216.7 (6.0–7.4)0.0227722,76012.2 (10.8–13.6)<0.0013,704482,2187.7 (7.4–7.9)
    55–64 years29023,68112.3 (10.9–13.7)0.0228816,70917.2 (15.3–19.2)<0.0014,572324,69814.1 (13.7–14.5)
    >65 years41135,12611.7 (10.6–12.8)<0.00122817,76812.8 (11.2–14.5)<0.0015,940354,00416.8 (16.4–17.2)
  • *2003–2004 population.