Relevant Population Characteristics for Diabetes Prevalence
Relevant Population CharacteristicsAnyone can develop diabetes, but the risk is greater for those who are older, overweight or obese, physically inactive, or members of a minority racial or ethnic group. As the Alaska population ages, and as the proportion of high-risk minority ethnic and racial groups in the population increases, a greater percentage of Alaskans will be at risk for developing diabetes.
Related Relevant Population Characteristics Indicators:
- Obesity - Adults (18+) (HA2020 Leading Health Indicator: 4B)
- Overweight - Adults (18+) (HA2020 Leading Health Indicator: 4A)
- Physical Activity - Adults (18+) - Recommended Levels - 2008 Guidelines (HA2020 Leading Health Indicator: 6A)
- Poverty - All Persons At Or Above Poverty Threshold (HA2020 Leading Health Indicator: 24)