Table 4

Number of disability-free and disabled years by disability type among U.S. women with and without diabetes

DiabetesNo diabetes
Disability typeDisability onset (age [years])Disability-free years (n)Disabled years (n)Total years (n)Disability onset (age [years])Disability-free years (n)Disabled years (n)Total years (n)
Mobility
 5071.6*21.6*9.6*31.2*78.628.67.135.7
 6075.8*15.8*6.7*22.4*81.221.25.326.5
 7080.4*10.4*4.6*15.0*84.514.53.918.3
 8086.1*6.1*2.8*8.9*88.78.72.511.2
IADL
 5072.7*22.7*8.5*31.2*78.328.37.335.7
 6076.5*16.5*6.0*22.4*80.920.95.626.5
 7080.5*10.5*4.515.0*83.913.94.418.3
 8085.8*5.8*3.08.9*88.08.03.211.2
ADL
 5071.3*21.3*9.9*31.2*77.627.68.035.7
 6075.8*15.8*6.6*22.4*80.720.75.826.5
 7080.3*10.3*4.715.0*83.913.94.418.3
 8085.8*5.8*3.08.9*88.28.23.011.2
  • *Indicates statistically significantly different between those with and without diabetes at P < 0.05.

  • †From baseline age (years).