Table 1

Weighted demographic characteristics of Health Survey for England respondents aged 16 and older who provided a blood sample and did not have diabetes for 2003, 2006, 2009 and 2011

Population characteristics, England2003200620092011
Gender (%)
 Male48.548.648.348.3
 Female51.551.451.751.7
Age (%)
 16–3941.844.640.040.5
 40+58.255.460.059.5
Ethnicity (%)
 White92.690.592.285.3
 South Asian4.25.73.04.0
 Black1.61.92.93.0
 Mixed/other1.51.81.97.7
Social deprivation index (%)
 Quintile 1 (least deprived)21.620.618.920.1
 Quintile 220.820.222.723.1
 Quintile 320.722.321.621.0
 Quintile 419.820.420.318.1
 Quintile 5 (most deprived)17.016.516.517.7
BMI (%)
 BMI under 2539.741.138.439.6
 BMI 25–25.9939.137.839.637.6
 BMI 30 or over21.221.222.122.8
High-blood pressure (diagnosed, %)
 High22.119.820.522.5
 Normal/low77.980.279.577.5
Cholesterol level (diagnosed, %)
 High27.826.3NA27.0
 Low/normal72.273.7NA73.0
Prediabetes (%)
 Prediabetes11.620.432.635.3
 Normoglycaemia88.479.667.464.7
  • BMI, body mass index (calculated as weight in kilograms divided by height in metres squared).