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How old were you when you were told you have diabetes?*


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Less than age 30
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Ages 30 to 50
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Ages 50 to 60
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Age 60 or older
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 222 21  10.7  ( 6.7-16.6) 67  30.7  (24.3-37.8) 63  29.1  (23.0-36.0) 71  29.5  (23.5-36.4)
GENDER          
Male  81  7   9.9  ( 4.5-20.5) 31  38.5  (27.9-50.4) 22  28.3  (19.0-39.9) 21  23.3  (15.1-34.1)
Female 141 14  11.4  ( 6.5-19.3) 36  23.8  (17.2-32.1) 41  29.7  (22.3-38.5) 50  35.0  (26.9-44.0)
RACE          
White 153 13   9.8  ( 5.4-17.0) 43  27.9  (20.8-36.3) 43  30.3  (22.9-38.9) 54  32.0  (24.7-40.4)
African American  65  7  11.9  ( 5.1-25.0) 21  35.7  (23.7-49.9) 20  27.6  (17.8-40.3) 17  24.8  (15.1-38.0)
AGE          
18-49  52 15  29.9  (17.7-46.0) 37  70.1  (54.0-82.3)    
50+ 169  6   4.1  ( 1.8- 9.1) 30  17.1  (11.8-24.2) 62  38.9  (31.2-47.2) 71  39.9  (32.2-48.1)
EDUCATION          
H.S. or G.E.D. or Less 142 11   8.3  ( 4.3-15.2) 35  26.0  (18.8-34.8) 42  30.6  (22.9-39.5) 54  35.1  (27.2-44.1)
Some Post-H.S. or College  80 10  14.9  ( 7.6-27.0) 32  38.6  (27.5-50.9) 21  26.5  (17.3-38.4) 17  20.0  (12.3-30.9)
HOUSEHOLD INCOME          
Less than $25,000 106 10  11.4  ( 5.7-21.5) 30  30.3  (21.4-40.9) 28  25.8  (17.9-35.6) 38  32.6  (23.8-42.7)
$50,000+  76  8  11.4  ( 5.4-22.4) 32  42.4  (30.8-54.9) 24  29.8  (20.1-41.8) 12  16.4  ( 9.2-27.5)

*Asked to respondents who reported being told by a doctor that s/he had diabetes.
#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.