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Frequency and Mortality

 

 

Frequency and Mortality for Diabetes per 100,000 Population
Guam: 1992-2001


Year

No. of Diabetes Deaths

Total Deaths

% of Deaths

Total Mid-Point Population

Diabetes Mortality Rate Per 100,000 Population*

1992

42

585

7.2

142,184

29.5

1993

51

576

8.9

143,618

35.5

1994

39

628

6.2

142,888

27.3

1995

29

626

4.6

143,856

20.2

1996

41

627

6.5

144,923

28.3

1997

31

639

4.85

146,328

21.2

1998

35

651

5.4

149,178

33.9

1999

25

724

3.45

151,965

16.45

2000

21

667

3.15

154,805

13.56

2001

19

691

2.75

158,330

12.00

 

Source: Office of Planning and Evaluation, Department of Public Health and Social Services, Government of Guam
*Non age-adjusted rate per 100,000 population



Prevalence of Diabetes Risk Factors by Age Guam 2001


Prevalence (% of population with this condition)

18-24 yrs.

25-44 yrs.

45-64 yrs.

65+

Obesity

12.1

20.0

25.9

15.4

Smoking

24.3

37.2

27.1

12.1

Hypertension

8.4

9.2

43.9

49.0

High Cholesterol

11.9

16.1

38.3

24.0

 

Source: Department of Public Health and Social Services
Office of Planning and Evaluation, 2003 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey



Prevalence of Diabetes by Sex and Population
Guam 1996, 1997, 1999, and 2001



Year

Diabetes Rates for Males per 1000

Diabetes Rates for Females per 1000

Prevalence Per 100

Percent Change

Population

1996

43.25

62.73

5.2

 

144,923

1997

50.69

58.51

5.4

+3.8%

146,328

1999

55.3

125.80

9.8

+81.8%

151,965

2001

99.3

91.0

9.5

-3.1%

158,330

2002

87

81

8.4

-11.6%

161,057

2003p

111

111

11.1

+32.1

163,593


Department of Public Health and Social Services
Office of Planning and Evaluation, 2002 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey



Prevalence of Diabetes by Ethnicity Guam 1996, 1997, 1999, and 2001

Ethnicity

YEAR

1996

1997

1999

2001

Chamorro

61.3

68.2

58.0

56.7

Filipino

22.6

9.1

18.0

10.4

White

3.2

13.6

4.0

6.0

Asian

3.3

0.0

0.0

0.0

Pacific Islander

7.6

4.5

8.0

10.5

Other

1.1

4.5

8.0

9.0


Department of Public Health and Social Services
Office of Planning and Evaluation, 2002 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey