US Citizens: The State You Live In May Increase Your Risk Of Diabetes

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Prevalence of type 2 diabetes by state

According to a survey conducted by Gallup-Healthways in 2015 on over 175,000 adults in the United States, the prevalence of type 2 diabetes by state is as follows:

    1. Utah: 7.4 percent
    2. Rhode Island: 7.6 percent
    3. Colorado: 7.9 percent
    4. Minnesota: 8.4 percent
    5. Montana: 8.7 percent
    6. Alaska: 8.8 percent
    7. Massachusetts: 8.9 percent
    8. Vermont: 8.9 percent
    9. Nebraska: 9.1 percent
    10. Wyoming: 9.3 percent
    11. New Hampshire: 9.4 percent
    12. Idaho: 9.7 percent
    13. Connecticut: 9.8 percent
    14. Washington: 10.1 percent
    15. New Mexico: 10.1 percent
    16. California: 10.2 percent
    17. Iowa: 10.2 percent
    18. Nevada: 10.2 percent
    19. Oregon: 10.3 percent
    20. Wisconsin: 10.4 percent
    21. New Jersey: 10.4 percent
    22. Illinois: 10.5 percent
    23. South Dakota: 10.5 percent
    24. North Dakota: 10.8 percent
    25. Virginia: 10.8 percent
    26. Delaware: 10.8 percent
    27. Kansas: 10.9 percent
    28. Hawaii: 11.1 percent
    29. New York: 11.1 percent
    30. Arizona: 11.3 percent
    31. Maine: 11.5 percent
    32. Pennsylvania: 11.8 percent
    33. Texas: 11.8 percent
    34. Florida: 11.9 percent
    35. Maryland: 11.9 percent
    36. Michigan: 12.0 percent
    37. Indiana: 12.2 percent
    38. Georgia: 12.7 percent
    39. Oklahoma: 12.9 percent
    40. Louisiana: 13.5 percent
    41. North Carolina: 13.5 percent
    42. Missouri: 13.5 percent
    43. Ohio: 13.5 percent
    44. Kentucky: 13.7 percent
    45. Arkansas: 14.1 percent
    46. South Carolina: 14.4 percent
    47. Tennessee: 14.4 percent
    48. Mississippi: 15.6 percent
    49. West Virginia: 16.1 percent
    50. Alabama: 16.1 percent

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