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From Raleigh, North Carolina, USA:

Is there a web site that I can go to in order to obtain statistics on the number of minorities with diabetes? Also, is there are particular agency which has the number of reported cases in a give state, like the Department of Health?


For two separate articles on diabetes among African-Americans and among Hispanics, go to:

For a breakdown of Hispanic origin and for some data on American Indians and Alaska Natives and on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, go to:

There are even more ethnicity statistics in Diabetes in America, 2nd Edition, at:
See chapters 31 through 34, which are on-line and can be downloaded separately.

For statistics on the number and percentage of adults with diabetes by age, sex, and state, go to: ccdphp/ddt/survl/compare.htm


Original posting 14 Jun 1999
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