Distribution of Weight Status among Adults with Diabetes

Note: * Weight status is based on body mass index cutoff values for adults (kg/m2): normal weight (18.5–24.9), overweight (25.0–29.9), and obese (≥30.0).
† Diabetes is defined as a fasting plasma blood glucose ≥126 mg/dL, a hemoglobin A1c ≥6.5%, or a self-reported physician diagnosis of diabetes.
§ Estimates are age-adjusted to year 2000 U.S. Census standard population using age groups 20–39 years, 40–59 years, and ≥60 years.
¶ 95% confidence interval.

Data Sources: CDC. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Data. Hyattsville, MD: US Department of Health and Human Services, CDC, National Center for Health Statistics; 2009–2012. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhanes.htm.

Source: Centers for Disease Control: QuickStats: Percentage Distribution of Weight Status* Among Adults Aged ≥20 Years with Diabetes,† by Sex — National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, United States, 2009–2012§