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Adults Aged 18 and Older Who Tested Positive for Diabetes,* by Sex and Diagnosis Status, 2005-2006

Adults Aged 18 and Older Who Tested Positive for Diabetes,* by Sex and Diagnosis Status, 2005-2006
Sex Percent of Adults with Positive FPG Test
Has Been Diagnosed by a Health Professional Has Never Been Diagnosed by a Health Professional

*Tested positive on a Fasting Plasma Glucose (FPG) test does not include people with diabetes whose blood glucose is controlled. Rates are not age-adjusted.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2005-2006. Analysis conducted by the Maternal and Child Health Information Resource Center.

Total 66.8 33.2
Female 75.9 24.1
Male 54.8 45.2

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