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Age When First Diagnosed with Diabetes (California, 2011-2012)

Age when first diagnosed with diabetes, in California, by race/ethnicity, 2011-2012.

  • Over 22% of African Americans with diabetes are diagnosed before the age of 40.
     
  • Over 34% of Latinos with diabetes are diagnosed before the age of 40. This compares to only 20.4% of their White counterparts.
     
  • Almost 20% of Asians with diabetes are diagnosed before the age of 40.
     
  • Just over 20% of Whites with diabetes are diagnosed before the age of 40.

Age When First Diagnosed with
Diabetes, California, 2011-2012

African American

Latino

Native American/ Alaska Native

Asian

White

0-9 years

0.4%*

0.8%*

3.9%*

--

1.2%*

10-19 years

0.8%*

2.4%

--

4.1%*

4.8%

20-29 years

5.6%*

12.0%

6.0%*

4.0%*

3.1%

30-39 years

15.3%

18.9%

27.8%*

10.9%

11.3%

40-49 years

33.2%

25.7%

24.2%

25.3%

18.5%

50-59 years

20.7%

26.0%

23.7%

29.9%

28.3%

60-69 years

18.2%

11.1%

11.8%*

15.9%

21.2%

70 years or older

5.8%

3.1%

--

9.8%

11.6%

* Indicates a statistically unstable estimate.

Source: 
California Health Interview Survey, UCLA Center for Health Policy Research
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