Early Incidence

The proportion of currently registered cases classified as Early 2 as defined above is 28.3% among non-Hispanic blacks (n = 704), and 21.9% among Hispanics (n = 315). Recognizing the obvious biases related to incomplete ascertainment of those with more recent onset, we saw an increase in the number with Early 2 over time (Figure 7C.3). Yet even during the earliest years, the proportion who were likely to have Type 2 diabetes based on

Figure 7C.2. Current algorithm for distinguishing Early 2 based on available Data

No. of cases

No. of cases

Figure 7C.3. Early Type 2 among all diagnosed cases, Aged 0-17, Chicago, 1985-94

Figure 7C.3. Early Type 2 among all diagnosed cases, Aged 0-17, Chicago, 1985-94

available data was ~18%. This finding raises the possibility that the recently reported 'epidemic' of Type 2 diabetes among minority children is, at least in Chicago, partly due to increased willingness on the part of physicians to arrive at a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes in a young person, compared to a few years ago.

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