South Carolina (SC) diabetes statistics and diabetes death rates:
- 8.1 out of every 100 adults in South Carolina has diabetes, ranking it 5th highest in the nation for the ratio of people with diabetes to the general population.
- 27.5 out of every adult 100,000 deaths in South Carolina are due to diabetes, ranking South Carolina 19th highest in the nation for diabetes-related deaths.
- In 2005, 297,000 South Carolina adults were diagnosed with diabetes and by 2007 10% of the total adult population had been diagnosed with diabetes.
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