Table 2. Diabetes Risk Factor Prevalence
ADA Risk Test Risk Factors (Self-Reported)Reported as “Yes” (n = 161) (%)
I am overweight or obese.85.7
I do not exercise regularly.67.1
I have a parent, brother, or sister with diabetes.48.4
I am age 45 or older.77.0
I have high blood pressure.75.8
I am of nonwhite race.76.4
Cholesterol: I have low HDL (good), high LDL (bad), or high triglycerides.33.5
Women: I had gestational diabetes (while pregnant) or a baby that weighed ≥9 pounds at birth.6.2
  • ADA, American Diabetes Association; HDL, high-density lipoprotein; LDL, low-density lipoprotein.