Prevalence of type 2 diabetes in the Negev

L. Neumann, S. Weitzman

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10,578 medical records of patients 30 years and older, registered in 3 representative primary care clinics, were reviewed in 1984. 705 diabetics were identified. The prevalence rate was 6.7%: 5.9% among men and 7.1% among women. The male/female ratio was 46/54. In both sexes rates increased with age. The highest age-adjusted rate was among Jews of North African origin (7.5%).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)264-265
Number of pages2
Issue number9
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1990
Externally publishedYes

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