June 14, 1999
Question from Raleigh, North Carolina, USA:
Is there a web site that I can go to in order to obtain statistics on the number of minorities with diabetes? Also, is there are particular agency which has the number of reported cases in a give state, like the Department of Health?
For two separate articles on diabetes among African-Americans and among Hispanics, go to:
For a breakdown of Hispanic origin and for some data on American Indians and Alaska Natives and on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, go to:
There are even more ethnicity statistics in Diabetes in America, 2nd Edition, at:
See chapters 31 through 34, which are on-line and can be downloaded separately.
For statistics on the number and percentage of adults with diabetes by age, sex, and state, go to: