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Table 3 Standardized prevalence estimates of diabetes mellitus, ages 45–84, by race/ethnicity

From: Aggregation of Asian-American subgroups masks meaningful differences in health and health risks among Asian ethnicities: an electronic health record based cohort study

 All 45–84 yrWomen 45–84 yrMen 45–84 yrAll 45–84 yr
  Age-sex standardized prevalence Age-standardized prevalence Age-standardized prevalenceAbsolute percentage point difference from All Asian
 N% (99% CI)N% (99% CI)N% (99% CI)AllWomenMen
All Asian274,90923.1% (22.9–23.3)148,90520.4% (20.1–20.7)126,00426.1% (25.8–26.5) b(ref) c(ref) c(ref) c
Chinese87,12815.6% (15.2–15.9) a47,03413.4% (13.0–13.8) a40,09417.9% (17.4–18.4) a,b−7.5−7.0−8.2
Korean891018.0% (17.0–19.0) a513814.8% (13.6–16.0) a377221.5% (19.8–23.2) a,b−5.1−5.6−4.6
Japanese16,88618.1% (17.4–18.9) a989114.5% (13.7–15.4) a699522.2% (20.9–23.4) a,b−4.9−5.9−3.9
Southeast Asian30,91018.7% (18.1–19.4) a15,10416.8% (15.9–17.7) a15,80621.0% (20.0–21.9) a,b−4.2−3.6− 5.1
Filipino88,69131.9% (31.5–32.3) a50,95728.7% (28.2–29.2) a37,73435.4% (34.8–36.0) a,b8.88.39.3
South Asian35,56529.1% (28.7–30.0) a16,43025.5% (24.5–26.4) a19,13533.7% (32.7–34.6) a,b6.35.17.6
Native Hawaiian/
Pacific Islander
845334.5% (33.1–35.9) a405131.1% (29.1–33.1) a440238.3% (36.3–40.3) a,b11.410.712.2
White
non-Hispanic
795,07912.8% (12.7–12.9) a421,77710.6% (10.5–10.7) a373,30215.3% (15.1–15.4) a,b−10.3−10.2−10.8
African-American/Black107,20524.9% (24.5–25.2)60,79623.3% (22.9–23.7) a46,40926.6% (26.0–27.1) b1.82.90.5
Hispanic/
Latino
210,05025.3% (25.0–25.5) a108,36623.2% (22.8–23.5) a101,68427.6% (27.3–28.0) b2.22.81.5
  1. All Asian group includes aggregated data for the 6 Asian ethnic groups above plus other Asians not represented in the table. This group does not include Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders
  2. aNon-overlapping 99% CIs and absolute percentage point difference from All Asian group within sex category of ≥ 2 percentage points
  3. bNon-overlapping 99% CIs and ≥ 2 percentage point difference between women and men
  4. cRef: reference group for race and ethnic group comparisons