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Table 1 Characteristics of subjects with diabetes on December 31 st , 2009: 20–74 years

From: Differences in diabetes prevalence and inequalities in disease management and glycaemic control by immigrant status: a population-based study (Italy)

Area of origin (n. of subject with diabetes) Sex Prevalence Age Not treated Not in care of diabetes clinics Without HbA1c test in 2010* Among tested, HbA1c > =9%
Crude Adjusted 95% CI Mean 95% CI N % N % N % N %
Italy (15,889) F 4.1 3.6 3.5-3.7 62.0 61.7-62.2 1,423 21.9 1,455 22.3 1839 28.6 586 12.6
  M 5.8 5.5 5.4-5.6 61.2 61.0-61.4 1,982 21.1 2,083 22.2 2892 31.5 769 12.0
HDC (11) F 2.1 2.2 0.4-4.0 51.8 43.7-60.0 1 14.3 1 14.3 2 33.3 1 25.0
  M 7.5 1.7 0.1-3.4 61.2 55.9-66.1 1 25.0 1 25.0 2 50.0 0 0.0
HMPC (1,295) F 2.7 5.0 4.5-5.5 50.8 49.9-51.8 133 21.5 155 25.1 288 47.1 94 29.0
  M 3.1 6.5 5.8-7.1 48.6 47.8-49.4 117 17.3 128 18.9 285 42.5 104 26.9
Europe no HDC (281) F 1.8 3.1 2.5-3.7 54.9 53.2-56.5 31 18.9 50 30.5 84 51.5 11 13.9
  M 1.9 5.3 4.3-6.4 55.2 53.1-57.4 14 12.0 26 22.2 48 41.4 14 20.6
Northern Africa (396) F 5.6 9.3 8.0-10.6 50.8 49.0-52.6 43 21.2 59 29.1 100 49.7 30 29.7
  M 3.5 5.9 4.8-7.0 48.6 47.3-50.0 32 16.6 47 24.3 95 50.3 22 23.4
Sub-Saharan Africa F 3.0 6.5 3.7-9.3 44.6 41.4-47.9 11 23.4 9 19.1 22 47.8 9 37.5
(114) M 3.4 4.3 2.1-6.5 44.9 43.2-46.7 12 17.9 9 13.4 31 46.3 10 27.8
Southern Asia (378) F 4.6 9.7 7.9-11.5 48.8 46.7-50.9 36 26.9 21 15.7 47 35.6 36 42.3
  M 5.8 10.2 8.4-11.9 46.7 45.5-48.0 52 21.3 34 13.9 83 34.3 48 29.8
Rest of Asia (94) F 1.9 4.5 2.5-6.5 48.4 44.9-51.9 8 17.0 11 23.4 26 55.3 4 19.0
  M 2.3 3.9 2.4-5.4 46.9 43.9-49.8 7 14.9 9 19.1 23 48.9 8 33.3
LA and the Caribbean F 2.7 4.3 2.2-6.4 51.7 47.5-56.0 4 17.4 5 21.7 9 39.1 4 28.6
(32) M 3.4 3.2 1.1-5.2 48.6 41.0-56.1 0 0.0 3 33.3 5 55.6 2 50.0
  1. *Excluding those who died or moved in 2010 (n = 302).