Prevalence of diabetes recorded in mainland China using 2018 diagnostic criteria from the American Diabetes Association.

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Date: May 2, 2020
From: British Medical Journal(Vol. 369, Issue 8243)
Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group Ltd.
Document Type: Report
Length: 50 words

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Diagnostic criteria from the American Diabetes Association revealed that the overall prevalence of diabetes in mainland China in 2017 was 12.8%. Among adults aged 50 and older and among men, the weighted prevalence of total diabetes was higher. In 31 provinces, prevalence of total diabetes ranged from 6.2% to 19.9%.

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A664760589