AFNIGC and Alberta Health release Diabetes Health Trends for First Nations in Alberta

AFNIGC and Alberta Health release Diabetes Health Trends for First Nations in Alberta

AFNIGC and Alberta Health release Diabetes Health Trends for First Nations in Alberta

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Diabetes Incidence among First Nations in Alberta

Diabetes Incidence and Relative Rates by age group, First Nations status, and sex, 2015

“Given a strong interest in diabetes information among First Nations communities in Alberta, this is the third in a series of First Nations – Health Trends Alberta dedicated to diabetes-related topics. In previous editions, we provided data on diabetes prevalence and lower-leg amputations among diabetics. Here, the age-specific incidence rates of diabetes in 2015 are presented by sex for First Nations and non-First Nations in Alberta separately. Incidence is the number of new cases of disease diagnosed in a population. We also provide age-specific relative rates that compare the difference in rates between First Nations and non-First Nations by age group and sex.”

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http://www.ahw.gov.ab.ca/IHDA_Retrieval/

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