TABLE 1

Demographic Characteristics of the Study Population in 2001 and Prevalence of Total Diabetes Mellitus

CharacteristicNo. of Cases (%)Population Denominator, n (%)Prevalence, Cases per 1000 Youth (95% CI)
Total population63793 499 8461.82 (1.78–1.87)
Age group
    0–4 y255 (4.0)829 589 (23.7)0.31 (0.27–0.35)
    5–9 y1094 (17.2)876 263 (25.0)1.25 (1.18–1.32)
    10–14 y2120 (33.2)925 426 (26.5)2.29 (2.20–23.90)
    15–19 y2910 (45.6)868 568 (24.8)3.35 (3.23–3.47)
Gender
    Male3156 (49.5)1 787 208 (51.1)1.77 (1.71–1.83)
    Female3223 (50.5)1 712 638 (48.9)1.88 (1.82–1.95)
Race/ethnicity
    NHW4382 (68.7)2 025 426 (57.9)2.16 (2.10–2.23)
    Black721 (11.3)373 599 (10.6)1.93 (1.79–2.08)
    Hispanic829 (13.0)641 414 (18.3)1.29 (1.21–1.38)
    API267 (4.2)320 403 (9.2)0.83 (0.74–0.94)
    AI180 (2.8)139 004 (4.0)1.29 (1.12–1.50)