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Table 2 Prevalence of diabetes according to area of residence

From: Prevalence and trends of the diabetes epidemic in South Asia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Country [reference] Year Urban sector Rural sector Urban:Rural ratio
   All Males Females All Males Females  
Bangladesh[35] 2005a 8.1 7.7 8.5 2.3 1.9 2.5 3.5
India[36] 1998a 5.9 7.0 5.0 2.9 3.0 2.7 2.0
India[37] 19961998 2.2 2.6 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.2
India[11] 19992002 5.6 5.6 5.8 2.7 2.5 2.5 2.1
India[38] 20032005 7.3 NR NR 3.1 NR NR 2.4
India[39] 20052007 13.5 14.0 10.2 6.2 5.6 5.9 2.2
Nepal[31] 19992001 14.6 14.9 14.3 2.5 4.1 1.2 5.8
Nepal[40] 20052006 22.8 NR NR 20.0 NR NR 1.1
Pakistan[12] 1995 10.5 11.6 10.3 7.6 8.3 7.4 1.4
Sri Lanka[13] 20052006 16.4 NR NR 8.7 NR NR 1.9