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Prevalence of known diabetes among black Americans

Thomas F Drury

Prevalence of known diabetes among black Americans

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Center for Health Statistics in [Hyattsville, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Diabetes -- United States -- Statistics,
  • Diabetics -- United States -- Statistics,
  • African Americans -- Diseases

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Thomas F. Drury and Anita L. Powell
    SeriesNCHS advancedata -- no. 130, DHHS publication -- no. (PHS) 87-1250
    ContributionsPowell, Anita L, National Center for Health Statistics (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p. :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14907973M

    Prevalence of Diabetes in African-American Communities: Risk Factors and Prevention as a Social Disease Introduction Diabetes is a chronic illness that affects blood sugar levels and insulin production in the body. Over 20 million Americans are diagnosed with some form of diabetes in their lifetime. Out of the three types of diabetes, almost 90% of diabetics have Type II diabetes.   Diabetes is actually one of the primary causes of mortality and incapacity in America, and the overall expenses connected to the treatment of this disease is estimated to around the $ billion every year. This paper will discuss the urban health problem of diabetes among African Americans. Literature Review. About , new cancer cases cancer deaths are expected to occur among blacks in African Americans have the highest death rate and shortest survival of any racial and ethnic group in the US for most cancers. Since , however, the overall cancer death rate has dropped faster in blacks than whites among both men and women.


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Prevalence of Known Diabetes Among Black Americans by Thomas F. Drury, Ph. D., and Anita L. Powell, Division of Epidemiology and Health Promotion Highlights Inapproximately million black Americans had known diabetes–a rate of per 1, population.

Com­. Prevalence of known diabetes among black Americans. [Hyattsville, Md.]: [U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Center for Health Statistics], [] (OCoLC) Diabetes and African Americans.

African American adults are 60 percent more likely than non-Hispanic white adults to have been diagnosed with diabetes by a physician. Innon-Hispanic blacks were times more likely to be diagnosed with end stage renal disease as compared to non-Hispanic whites.

Because of the high prevalence of diabetes in the African American community, it has been suggested that African Americans may be more susceptible to the disease compared with Whites through direct genetic propensity or unfavorable gene–environment interactions The fact that diabetes prevalence rates among Whites exceeded those among Cited by: A study found that biological risk factors—including weight and fat around the abdomen—are primarily responsible for higher rates of diabetes for black Americans compared with white Americans.

The study suggests that making positive changes in known risk factors, like losing excess weight, can help reduce the racial health disparity Prevalence of known diabetes among black Americans book.

NRC Research: Diabetes Among Indians Too many American Indians suffer with Diabetes – Elders, adults, and youth alike. NRC Program Partners often tell our staff that as many as 30% to 35% of the people in their community have Diabetes.

Some say the prevalence is as high as 50 to 55%, or 1 in 2 people, compared to the US norm of 1 in 5. Recent analysis of diagnosed diabetes prevalence indicates a plateauing among adults aged 20–79 years, but it is not known whether this trend might differ for type 1 diabetes.

Because the etiology, treatment, and outcomes of diabetes vary by type, it is important to distinguish between by: Hypertension prevalence and control among adults: United States, NCHS Data Brief Fei K, Rodriguez-Lopez JS, Ramos M, et al.

Racial and ethnic subgroup disparities in hypertension prevalence, New York City Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, This chapter reviews the mortality and prevalence of diabetes among peoples of black, West African, Indian, and White European origin.

Vital statistics and mortality rates for diabetes in India, particularly from the Punjab, Gujarat, Pakistan, and Bangladesh, and for Indian-origin peoples in East Africa are by: National Diabetes Statistics Report and is intended for a scientific audience.

METHODS. New inthis National Diabetes Statistics Report features trends in prevalence and incidence. estimates over time. The estimates in this document (unless otherwise noted) were derived from various data systems of.

diabetes.1 Nearly 26 million children and adults in the United States live with diabetes and an additional 79 million have prediabetes, placing them at an increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes and its complications.1 Unless we take action, as many as one in three adult Americans will have diabetes byFile Size: KB.

Diabetes Statistics. African Americans million African-American adults, or % of all African Americans 20 years of age, have diagnosed or undiagnosed diabetes, compared to % of non-Hispanic white Americans.

The risk of diabetes is 77% higher among African Americans than among non-Hispanic white Americans. Shows trends in the prevalence of obesity and diagnosed diabetes among adults in the United States from Diabetes and African Americans (from the HHS Office of Minority Health) Provides statistics on African Americans with diabetes, including death.

Diabetes mellitus imposes a major burden on the public health of the United States, leading annually to more thandeaths and about $ billion in total costs. 1,2 Approximately 90% of diabetic Americans are classified as having type 2 diabetes. 3 Data from studies of nationally representative samples indicate that, compared with their white Cited by: Diabetes prevalence has been shown to be patterned by socioeconomic status (SES), with low-income men and women having greater probabilities of diabetes than high-income men and women (Sims et al.

Estimates of diabetes prevalence in Arab American populations range from to 23% (31) (32)(33). Due to the high prevalence of diabetes and higher odds of diabetes when compared to non-Arab, non. Americans compared with African Americans, the prevalence of type 2 diabetes is fold to fold higher in African Americans.4 The increased prevalence of type 2 diabetes among African Americans extends to children, adoles-cents5 and even to US military personnel on active duty.6 In addition, African Americans bearCited by: Furthermore, if the prevalence of diabetes among the Pimas could be reduced to percent, the rate among the U.S.

general population, the following reduction in the incidence of diabetes complications could result: percent of deaths from all causes, percent of deaths from ischemic heart disease, percent of ESRD, and Prevalence of the Metabolic Syndrome Among Adult New Zealanders of Polynesian and European Descent Article (PDF Available) in Diabetes Care 27(12).

All-cause mortality rates among blacks are twice those of whites, and rates among black men are four times higher than among white women. 17,18 During the s mortality increased for black men and life expectancy fell, 48,49 primarily as a result of rising mortality in large urban areas.

49 Cardiovascular diseases are coded as the single most Cited by:   The prevalence of type 2 diabetes among black adults in the United States is nearly twice that of their white counterparts, and the difference in prevalence and incidence between black and white adults has increased between and Brancati et al 4 first described the relative association of established diabetes risk factors with the Cited by: Because of the high prevalence of diabetes in the African American community, it has been suggested that African Americans may be more susceptible to the disease compared with Whites through direct genetic propensity or unfavorable gene–environment interactions.

11 The fact that diabetes prevalence rates among Whites exceeded those among Cited by: Prevalence definition is - the quality or state of being prevalent.

How to use prevalence in a sentence. aged 20 years or older have diabetes; and African Americans are times more likely to have diabetes as non-Hispanic whites.4 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, Atlanta, Georgia) has indicated that from throughthe age-adjusted prevalence of diagnosed diabetes has doubled among black males   Arab Americans have a high burden of diabetes and poor outcomes compared to the general U.S.

population. Diabetes self-management (DSM) requires a partnership between patients and providers that fosters mutual understanding and shared decision-making.

Cultural factors influence this process; however, little is known regarding the cultural impact on DSM or Cited by: 6. Diabetes Etiology & Prevalence among Immigrant Somalis.

No traditional treatments for diabetes were known to the Somalis participating in this project. Honey is known by some patients to be used as medicine for asthma, anemia and flu, but honey was not said to be used for diabetes treatment.

Black and brown teas (largely imported from. Septem Racial Disparities in Diabetes Prevalence Linked to Living Conditions. The higher incidence of diabetes among African Americans when compared to whites may have more to do with living conditions than genetics, according to a study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public study, available.

Rates of new cases of diabetes (mainly type 2) have soared in the United States over the last 20 years. One of the ethnic groups with the greatest rise is the African American population.

Over 12% of African Americans have diabetes. Women and the elderly have the highest rates. One in four African-American women over age 55 has diabetes and 25%. Our goal was to compare the prevalence of pre-diabetes in Black Africans and African Americans.

Eighteen Black Africans (56% male, age 36±y (mean±SD), BMI ± kg/m2) who self-identified as healthy were matched by sex, age and BMI to 18 African Americans.

Epidemiology. Hypertension is both more common and more destructive in African-Americans than in other ethnic groups. According to the – National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) data, the current prevalence of hypertension in African-Americans is %, which is well above non-Hispanic whites at %.Cited by: 2.

African Americans have a 50% chance of developing diabetes, but most black men pay little heed to the warnings -- and pay the price. Fortunately, type 2. The higher incidence of diabetes among African Americans when compared to whites may have more to do with living conditions than genetics, according to a study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland.

RACE AND HEALTH BEHAVIORS: A STUDY OF DIABETES AMONG AFRICAN AMERICAN ADULTS. TANGELA G. TOWNS M.A. Candidate, University of Central Florida, A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in the Department of Sociology in the College of Sciences at the University of Central FloridaAuthor: Tangela Towns.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that the prevalence of diabetes is percent among American adults overall, but percent among black American adults.

Although the. Diabetes prevalence (%), ages 18+ Figure 1 0 2 4 6 8 10 ES-1 Diabetes in New York City:Public Health Burden and Disparities The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene The prevalence of diabetes among adults more than doubled between and FIGURE 1File Size: KB.

Diabetes prevalence rates in – by gender (male/female) varied according to ethnicity in the U.S., with %/% among Native Americans, %/% among black, non-Hispanics, %/% among Hispanics, %/% among Asian Americans, and %/% among white, non-Hispanics. Many biological, environmental, and cultural drivers Cited by: 2.

The overall prevalence of diabetes is % for males and % for females. By race, the prevalence is % for blacks and % for whites. When stratified by race and gender, the picture is a bit more interesting.

The prevalence among black males is nearly 2% lower than the prevalence among white males. The prevalence among black females is File Size: 3MB.

prevalence of diabetes among African Americans in Missouri. A second purpose was to examine other health factors associated with diabetes in this population.

In many cases, diabetes can be controlled through self-care approaches such as diet, exercise, and weight loss. Research has shown that in individuals whose diabetes cannot be controlled with. Diabetes is the fourth leading cause of death among African Americans in Indiana. % of African Americans in Indiana have been told they have diabetes by their doctor.

African Americans and Diabetes When you have diabetes, your body has a hard time keeping your blood sugars (blood glucose) at the normal level. This can happen. The Fourth National Pressure Ulcer Prevalence Survey found an annual hospital prevalence rate of %.

In the long-term-care setting, incidence and prevalence rates have ranged from 3% to 30%. Less is known about pressure ulcers in home care, but studies have reported incidence rates of 4% to 15% and prevalence rates of 5% to 15%.

Prevalence of Diabetes among African Americans in the City of St. Louis, Kansas City, and the Bootheel Region of Missouri; jointly reported by Missouri Department of Health, Division of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office of Surveillance, Research, and Evaluation and University of Missouri – Columbia, Department of Family and Community .The prevalence of obesity, a well-known risk factor for hypertension, diabetes mellitus (DM), and cardiovascular disease is increasing worldwide [1,2].Globally, age-standardized mean body mass index (BMI) increased from kg/m 2 in to kg/m 2 in in men, and from kg/m 2 in to kg/m 2 in in women.

The prevalence of obesity increased more Cited by:   The age-adjusted prevalence of hypertension was 34%, %, and % for men and 31%, 21%, and % for women among blacks, whites, and Mexican Americans, respectively.

NHANES III reported the prevalence of hypertension was 12% for white men and 5% for white women aged years. However, the age-related BP rise for women exceeds .