Table 3

Prevalence of diabetes in different regions
Region Year Prevalence of Diabetes
South Asia* 19952005/2006 4.5%10.3%
Global† 2011 8.5%
Middle-East† 2011 11.0%
North America† 2011 10.7%
South America† 2011 9.2%
South-East Asia† 2011 9.2%
Western Pacific† 2011 8.3%
Europe† 2011 6.7%
Africa† 2011 4.5%

* based on most recent national surveys in regional countries

† IDF 2011 [10].

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