Changes in lifestyle to prevent diabetes among adult population by country 2013

Percentage of adult population maintaining a healthy lifestyle to prevent diabetes as of 2013

by Statista Research Department, last edited Nov 1, 2014
Changes in lifestyle to prevent diabetes among adult population by country 2013 This statistic displays the percentage of the adult population that is making lifestyle changes to help lower risk of developing diabetes as of 2013, by selected country. In China, 42.1 percent of the adult population in urban areas were eating a low-sodium diet to help reduce diabetes risk. Over 380 million people globally currently live with diabetes, by maintaining a healthy lifestyle and diet, risk of developing diabetes can be lowered.
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Percentage of adult population maintaining a healthy lifestyle to prevent diabetes as of 2013

EU-5BrazilChina (urban)JapanRussia (urban)United States
Eating a low-fat diet49.3%47%69.1%38.7%63.2%45%
Eating a low-sodium diet27%28.1%42.1%33.5%20.4%38%
Eating less sugar67%72.6%75.6%51.9%83.1%75.4%
Exercising regularly47.7%43.5%70.6%53.1%37.7%57.9%
Losing weight45.7%41.3%43.6%37%60.1%60%
Eating a low-carb diet28.7%-33.4%16.1%-35.9%
Taking a prescription20.1%-18.9%24.6%-18.2%
Eating more fruits and vegetables59.5%-62.6%56.2%-74.6%
EU-5BrazilChina (urban)JapanRussia (urban)United States
Eating a low-fat diet49.3%47%69.1%38.7%63.2%45%
Eating a low-sodium diet27%28.1%42.1%33.5%20.4%38%
Eating less sugar67%72.6%75.6%51.9%83.1%75.4%
Exercising regularly47.7%43.5%70.6%53.1%37.7%57.9%
Losing weight45.7%41.3%43.6%37%60.1%60%
Eating a low-carb diet28.7%-33.4%16.1%-35.9%
Taking a prescription20.1%-18.9%24.6%-18.2%
Eating more fruits and vegetables59.5%-62.6%56.2%-74.6%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Nov 1, 2014
This statistic displays the percentage of the adult population that is making lifestyle changes to help lower risk of developing diabetes as of 2013, by selected country. In China, 42.1 percent of the adult population in urban areas were eating a low-sodium diet to help reduce diabetes risk. Over 380 million people globally currently live with diabetes, by maintaining a healthy lifestyle and diet, risk of developing diabetes can be lowered.
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