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Table 3 Characteristics and number of adults with diabetes detected under ADA and USPSTF guidelines (thousands of people)

From: Detecting type 2 diabetes and prediabetes among asymptomatic adults in the United States: modeling American Diabetes Association versus US Preventive Services Task Force diabetes screening guidelines

Patient characteristics ADA alone USPSTF alone Either ADA or USPSTF ADA but not USPSTF USPSTF but not ADA
Age category      
 <45 770 324 791 467 22
 45-54 955 643 1,015 372 60
 55-64 1,283 1,039 1,397 358 115
 65+ 1,631 1,729 2,021 292 390
Sex      
 Men 2,661 2,039 2,924 885 264
 Women 1,978 1,696 2,300 604 322
Race and ethnicity      
 Non-Hispanic white 2,757 2,519 3,161 642 404
 Non-Hispanic black 831 589 900 311 69
 Non-Hispanic other 214 237 278 42 64
 Hispanic 837 391 886 494 49
Body weight status      
 Overweight 2,036 1,298 2,036 739 0
 Obese 2,603 1,852 2,603 750 0
Diagnosed hypertension 3,150 3,736 3,736 0 586
Household income quartile      
 First 1,073 823 1,217 352 136
 Second 1,087 934 1,250 314 153
 Third 1,107 928 1,230 348 145
 Fourth 1,372 1,051 1,528 475 152
Insured 3,853 3,280 4,390 1,110 537
Employed 2,592 1,753 2,785 1,031 193
Highest education level      
 Less than college 3,116 2,522 3,512 990 396
 Baccalaureate degree 700 550 781 232 81
 Graduate degree 797 646 899 254 102
Region      
 Northeast 834 676 949 273 115
Midwest 968 840 1,087 247 119
 South 1,792 1,424 2,011 588 220
 West 1,046 796 1,178 382 132
Metropolitan area 3,873 3,063 4,357 1,294 484
Total 4,639 3,735 5,224 1,489 587
  1. Notes: Population analyzed is 202 million non-diabetic, non-pregnant adults age 18 or older in the US in 2010. Body weight status is defined by body mass index (BMI): overweight (25 ≤ BMI < 30) and obese (30 ≤ BMI). ADA = American Diabetes Association. USPSTF = US Preventive Services Task Force.