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Indian Council of Medical Research India Diabetes Study (ICMR-INDIAB) 2012-2013


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Phase II
India (IND)
Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat, Karnataka, Punjab
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2011 - 12/2013
Series or system 
Indian Council of Medical Research India Diabetes Study (ICMR-INDIAB)
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Urban-rural representative

The purpose of this survey was to assess the prevalence of diabetes and prediabetes within the population of India.

The data were collected through interviews, anthropometric measurements, and blood samples. The interviews collected sociodemographic data from the subjects. The anthropometric measurements taken were height, weight, waist, and blood pressure. The blood samples were checked for fasting blood glucose and fasting capillary glucose.