North Carolina diabetes statistics and death rates:
- 6.9 out of every 100 adults in North Carolina has diabetes, ranking it 19th lowest in the nation for the ratio of people with diabetes to the general population.
- 27.6 out of every adult 100,000 deaths in North Carolina are due to diabetes, ranking North Carolina 17th lowest in the nation for diabetes-related deaths.
- In 2005, 543,000 North Carolina adults were diagnosed with diabetes and by 2007 9% of the total adult population had been diagnosed with diabetes.
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