Data Sources


Diabetes Data


To provide ongoing surveillance on the burden and distribution of diabetes in Rhode Island.

Key Information

Self-reported information on diabetes risk factors and healthcare access.

Rhode Island Numbers 2015

  • Overall, 9.0% of Rhode Island adults (about 76,300 people) reported having diabetes in 2015. Nationally, almost 28% of people with diabetes do not know they have the disease.
  • The risk of developing diabetes increases with both age and wieght.
  • Social and economic disadvantages can also increase risk of diabetes.

Percentage of RI Adults with diabetes who ...

  • Not everyone with diabetes is receiving recommended health maintenance.

Percentage of RI Adults with diabetes who ...

  • Many adults with diabetes also have other challenging circumstances.

*Includes diabetes, hypertension, asthma, arthritis, COPD, and coronary heart disease