Mississippi (MS) diabetes statistics and death rates:
- 8.9 out of every 100 adults in Mississippi has diabetes, ranking it 2nd highest in the nation for the ratio of people with diabetes in the general population.
- 24.2 out of every adult 100,000 deaths in Mississippi are due to diabetes; making MS the 33rd lowest state in the U.S. with deaths from diabetes.
- In 2005, 206,000 adults in Mississippi were diagnosed with diabetes and by 2007, 11% of the total adult population had been diagnosed with diabetes, and another 1% of the population in MS has been diagnosed with pre-diabetes.
Source: Mississippi State Diabetes Death Statistics.; Mississippi State Health Facts.
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