Table 1

Prevalence of chronic noncommunicable diseases according to age groupa

Age group, yr

Patients, n

DMT1

DMT2

GDM

IGT

Overweight

Obese

HPN

CHD


7 to 17

2,519

0.4

(0.15 to 0.65)

4.5

(3.72 to 5.34)

5.6

(4.7 to 6.5)

16.6

(15.18 to 18.08)

12.54

(11.25 to 13.8)

18 to 45

3,954

1.3

(0.94 to 1.64)

12.2

(11.14 to 13.18)

1.39

(1.03 to 1.75)

9.6

(8.64 to 10.48)

27.9

(26.5 to 29.35)

33.4

(31.9 to 34.8)

14.0

(12.9 to 15.1)

1.5

(1.2 to 1.9)

46 to 60

1,758

3.13

(2.32 to 3.94)

46.7

(44.37 to 49.03)

1.5

(0.92 to 2.04)

12.1

(10.54 to 13.58)

31.8

(29.6 to 33.9)

50.5

(48.2 to 52.8)

40.7

(38.4 to 43.0)

10.4

(8.9 to 11.8)

61 to 80

918

4.79

(3.41 to 6.17)

58.2

(54.9 to 61.4)

9.6

(7.7 to 11.5)

35.1

(31.9 to 38.2)

34.5

(31.4 to 37.6)

58.2

(55.0 to 61.4)

14.5

(12.3 to 16.8)


aDMT1, type 1 diabetes mellitus; DMT2, type 2 diabetes mellitus; GDM, gestational diabetes mellitus; IGT, impaired glucose tolerance; HPN, hypertension; CHD, coronary heart disease. Data are presented as percentages (95% confidence interval).

Al-Daghri et al. BMC Medicine 2011 9:76   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-9-76

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