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HARC Diabetes Report

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In 2013, HARC conducted a population health survey to idenitfy the health needs of the Coachella Valley community. An important subset of the population are adults living with diabetes.
DIABETES
in the Coachella Valley
Rate of Diabetes
The Coachella Valley is home to approximately
10.3%
adults with diabetes
35,787
are prediabetic
are diabetic
1.9%
That's
1 out of 10
adults that live with diabetes
Age and Diabetes
Diabetes is more common in older age groups
Over half (56.2%) of Coachella Valley adults with diabetes are over 65 years old
3.6%
6.9%
16.1%
17.3%
27.4%
28.8%
18 to 34
35 to 44
45 to 54
55 to 64
65 to 74
75+
Age Group
MOST
were diagnosed after the age of 35
binge drink
are overweight or obese
Risky Behaviors
-Arthritis -Cancer -Heart disease -High blood pressure -High cholesterol -Respiratory disease -Stroke
smoke cigarettes everyday
15.4%
12.6%
82.3%
Disease Diagnoses
Adults with diabetes are more likely to suffer from
Health and Diabetes
40%
of adults with diabetes indicate their health is
less than good
MANY major illnesses
Preventative Care
Adults with diabetes are more likely to:
Have Insurance
Seek Preventative Care
Healthcare coverage Prescription coverage
Cholesterol screenings Eye exams Flu vaccinations
Education
31.9%
have yet to take a class for their diabetes, which could prove beneficial to long-term health
For more information on diabetes in the Coachella Valley, please read HARC's full report available at www.HARCdata.org.   
All data analysis and report-writing was conducted by Health Assessment and Research for Communities (HARC).  This special report was supported by Kaiser Permanente, Desert Regional Medical Center, and the Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP). Copyright 2016
Prepared by Dr. Cassaundra Leier, HARC's Director of Research