In New York City:1
- 23% of adults in New York have prediabetes.
- Prediabetes affects more than one-third (36.2%) of adults aged 60 years or older.
- Foreign born adults are more likely to have prediabetes than those born in the U.S. (26.9 vs. 20.7%).
- Among foreign-born adults, prediabetes is more common among both foreign-born Asians (32.7%) and foreign-born Hispanics (30.3%) compared with foreign-born whites (19.6%).
- As with diabetes, prediabetes in NYC is more common among men than women (30% vs. 18%).
In the U.S.:
- 86 million people have prediabetes.2
- Only 7% of those with prediabetes are aware of their status.3
1 All New York statistics from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
2 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
3 According to the Indiana University School of Medicine