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United States Diabetes Prevalence by County 2008

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General Info
Provider 
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2008 - 12/2008
Data type
Summary 

IHME research, published in Population Health Metrics in September 2010, introduces a new approach for generating estimates of health trends using small area measurement methods. The study, A novel framework for validating and applying standardized small area measurement strategies, provides estimates for diabetes prevalence by sex, difference between county and state prevalence, and a county ranking. Results show large variation in county-level diabetes prevalence rates.

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Publication year 
2010
Suggested citation 
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME). United States Diabetes Prevalence by County 2008. Seattle, United States: Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), 2010.