D-1 Reduce the annual number of new cases of diagnosed diabetes in the population

National Data Source
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics (CDC/NCHS)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
per 1,000 (age adjusted—see Comments)
Baseline (Year)
8.0 (2006-2008)
Target
7.2
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Numerator
Number of persons aged 18 to 84 years who report being diagnosed with diabetes in the past 12 months
Denominator
Number of persons aged 18 to 84 years
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data

From the 2008 National Health Interview Survey:

[NUMERATOR:]

Other than during pregnancy, have you EVER been told by a doctor or health professional that you have diabetes or sugar diabetes?/Have you EVER been told by a doctor or health professional that you have diabetes or sugar diabetes?]

  1. Yes
  2. No
  3. Borderline

How old were you when a doctor first told you that you had diabetes or sugar diabetes?

_____ years of age

Data Collection Frequency
Annual
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Retained from HP2010 objective

Comments

Methodology Notes

Adults are considered to have diabetes if they respond “yes” to being told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Those who respond “borderline” are not included. Women who report that the only time they have been diagnosed with diabetes was during pregnancy (gestational diabetes) are also excluded.

Diagnosed with diabetes in the past 12 months is determined by taking the difference of the reported age at diagnosis from the respondents reported age. All records with a difference of zero (same age) are included and half of the records with a difference value of one are included (to approximate the one year interval as the true time could be greater than one year depending on the birthday and the date of the interview.)

The measure uses a 3-year moving average to reliably report data for select population groups that have small sample sizes.

Age Adjustment

This Indicator uses Age-Adjustment Groups:

  • Disability Status: 18-44, 45-54, 55-64, 65-74, 75-84
  • Educational Attainment: 25-44, 45-54, 55-64, 65-74, 75-84
  • Race/Ethnicity: 18-44, 45-54, 55-64, 65-74, 75-84
  • Family Income: 18-44, 45-54, 55-64, 65-74, 75-84
  • Family Type: 18-44, 45-54, 55-64, 65-74, 75-84
  • Sex: 18-44, 45-54, 55-64, 65-74, 75-84
  • Health Insurance Status: 18-44, 45-54, 55-64
  • Marital Status: 18-44, 45-54, 55-64, 65-74, 75-84
  • Geographic Location: 18-44, 45-54, 55-64, 65-74, 75-84
  • Country of Birth: 18-44, 45-54, 55-64, 65-74, 75-84
  • Total: 18-44, 45-54, 55-64, 65-74, 75-84