Adult Diabetes by Income
Summary of Current Results
- Adults from households earning less than $35,000 per year consistently report the highest percentage of diabetes.
- Those with a household income of $75,000 or more per year report the lowest percentage of diabetes.
- The percent different between the income groups appears to be widening. In 2013, 12.5 percent of adult Connecticut residents with a household income less than $35,000 per year reported having diabetes and 6.0 percent of those earning $75,000 per year reported having diabetes a difference of 6.5 percent. By 2018, the difference increased to 9.3 percent (15.3 percent for those in households earning less than $35,000 per year and 6.0 percent for those in households earning more than $75,000).