Prevalence Statistics

Prevalence Statistics in the United States

  • Approximately 30.3 million people or 9.4% of the U.S. population had diabetes in 2015. Nearly 1 in 4 (23.8%) people with diabetes are undiagnosed.

  • Type 2 diabetes accounts for about 95% of diagnosed diabetes in U.S. adults.

  • Currently, at least 1 out of 3 Americans will develop the disease in their lifetime.

  • In 2015, 1.5 million Americans 18 years and older were diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.

  • 84.1 million Americans -1 out of 3 adults-had prediabetes in 2015. The rates of diagnosed diabetes by race/ethnic background are:

    • 7.4% of non-Hispanic whites

    • 8.0% of Asian Americans

    • 12.1% of Hispanics

    • 12.7% of non-Hispanic blacks

    • 15.1% of American Indians/Alaskan Natives

Statistics included are from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2017 [PDF].

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