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National Healthcare Agreement: PB c-Better health: reduce the age-adjusted prevalence rate for Type 2 diabetes to 2000 levels (equivalent to a national prevalence rate (for 25 years and over) of 7.1 per cent) by 2023, 2014 (Indicator)

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Proportion of people with Type 2 diabetes.

Outcome Areas

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Number of persons aged 25 years and over with known diabetes (Type 2) or newly diagnosed diabetes as determined by a fasting plasma glucose test.


Population aged 25 years and over.


2011–12—State and territory, by sex.

2011–12—Nationally, by:

  • remoteness (Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) Remoteness Structure).
  • 2011 Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) Index of Relative Socio-economic Disadvantage (IRSD) quintiles.


Dunstan et al. 2002, The Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study (AusDiab) – methods and response rates, Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice 57:119–129.

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