Special Report

States With the Largest Increase in Diabetes in a Decade

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15. Oklahoma
> Increase in adults 20+ with diabetes, 2008-2017: 2.7 percentage points
> Pct. of adults 20+ with diabetes in 2008: 9.6% — 11th highest
> Pct. of adults 20+ with diabetes in 2017: 12.3% — 9th highest
> Change in adult obesity: From 30.2% in 2008 to 34.5% in 2017
> Change in adults who don’t exercise: From 31.2% in 2008 to 27.8% in 2017
> Change in limited access to healthy foods: From 4.9% in 2009 to 8.6% in 2017
> Change in median household income: From $42,822 in 2008 to $54,449 in 2019

 

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14. South Dakota
> Increase in adults 20+ with diabetes, 2008-2017: 2.7 percentage points
> Pct. of adults 20+ with diabetes in 2008: 7.4% — 15th lowest
> Pct. of adults 20+ with diabetes in 2017: 10.1% — 25th lowest
> Change in adult obesity: From 28.6% in 2008 to 32.4% in 2017
> Change in adults who don’t exercise: From 25.6% in 2008 to 22.0% in 2017
> Change in limited access to healthy foods: From 5.4% in 2009 to 10.5% in 2017
> Change in median household income: From $46,032 in 2008 to $59,533 in 2019

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13. West Virginia
> Increase in adults 20+ with diabetes, 2008-2017: 2.8 percentage points
> Pct. of adults 20+ with diabetes in 2008: 12.3% — 2nd highest
> Pct. of adults 20+ with diabetes in 2017: 15.1% — the highest
> Change in adult obesity: From 31.5% in 2008 to 37.8% in 2017
> Change in adults who don’t exercise: From 31.3% in 2008 to 28.0% in 2017
> Change in limited access to healthy foods: From 12.3% in 2009 to 6.6% in 2017
> Change in median household income: From $37,989 in 2008 to $48,850 in 2019

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12. Minnesota
> Increase in adults 20+ with diabetes, 2008-2017: 2.8 percentage points
> Pct. of adults 20+ with diabetes in 2008: 5.7% — 2nd lowest
> Pct. of adults 20+ with diabetes in 2017: 8.5% — 4th lowest
> Change in adult obesity: From 26.2% in 2008 to 29.0% in 2017
> Change in adults who don’t exercise: From 16.7% in 2008 to 19.6% in 2017
> Change in limited access to healthy foods: From 10.3% in 2009 to 5.6% in 2017
> Change in median household income: From $57,288 in 2008 to $74,593 in 2019

 

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11. Illinois
> Increase in adults 20+ with diabetes, 2008-2017: 2.8 percentage points
> Pct. of adults 20+ with diabetes in 2008: 7.1% — 10th lowest
> Pct. of adults 20+ with diabetes in 2017: 9.9% — 21st lowest
> Change in adult obesity: From 26.3% in 2008 to 29.7% in 2017
> Change in adults who don’t exercise: From 22.8% in 2008 to 21.6% in 2017
> Change in limited access to healthy foods: From 14.5% in 2009 to 4.5% in 2017
> Change in median household income: From $56,235 in 2008 to $69,187 in 2019