Stats

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.:

  • 84.1 million people have prediabetes.2
  • Only 11.6% of those with prediabetes are aware of their status.2


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