TABLE 1.

Characteristics of Participants With Undiagnosed Prediabetes by Perception of Diabetes Risk (unweighted N = 974; weighted N = 36 million)

Perception of Low Diabetes Risk, % (unweighted n = 702; weighted n = 25 million)Perception of High Diabetes Risk, % (unweighted n = 272; weighted n = 11 million)P
Age, years0.0001
 20–4463.536.5
 45–6464.235.8
 >6482.717.3
Female sex68.032.00.4804
Race0.6514
 Non-Hispanic white72.227.8
 Non-Hispanic black68.531.5
 Hispanic67.532.5
 Other74.725.3
Education0.0007
 Less than high school (<12 years)81.818.2
 High school (12 years)61.938.1
 Some college/degree (>12 years)68.731.3
Poverty-to-income ratio
 <171.428.60.4393
 ≥168.931.1
Health insurance0.0827
 Private64.435.6
 Public73.326.7
 None68.531.5
Hypercholesterolemia*67.532.50.4765
Hypertension*65.334.70.0475
Overweight *58.042.00.0005
Family history of diabetes46.753.3<0.01
Told by a provider that they have a health risk for diabetes17.582.5<0.01
Number of times received health care in the past year**2.33 ± 1.952.57 ± 2.080.2472
  • * Presence of the condition was determined by health care provider acknowledgment.

  • ** Reported as mean ± SD.