I would like to know the number of children in the U.S. who currently are diagnosed with IDDM. I would also like to know the number of children that are diagnosed each year. This information is important for some research I am conducting.
The following statistics about diabetes in the United States are from the Centers for Disease Control Web Site:
- Prevalence of Diabetes in the United States
Total (diagnosed and undiagnosed): 16 million (1995 estimate)
- Diagnosed: 8 million
- Undiagnosed: 8 million
- Insulin-dependent diabetes (IDDM): Estimates range up to 800,000 (No national registry for diabetes exists. These estimates are extrapolated from several regional registries).
- Noninsulin-dependent diabetes (NIDDM): About 7 to 7.5 million diagnosed cases (1993 estimate)
- Prevalence by Population Groups
Number of persons diagnosed with diabetes (1993 estimates)
- Women: 4.2 million
- Men: 3.6 million
- Children aged 19 years or younger: About 100,000
- Adults aged 65 years or older: 3.2 million
- Total new cases diagnosed every day: About 1,700 (1990-1992 averaged)
- Total new cases diagnosed every year: 625,000 (1990-1992 averaged)
- NIDDM: About 595,000 new cases per year
- IDDM: About 30,000 new cases per year
Original posting 27 Apr 96
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:08:50
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