Year Source Place Area Prevalance (%)
Urban Rural
1971 Tripathyetal. Cutttack (Central) 1.2  
1972 Ahujaetal. NewDelhi (North) 2.3  
1979 Guptaetal. Multicentre   3.0 1.3
1979 Johnsonetal. Madurai (South) 0.5  
1984 Murthyetal. Tenali (South) 4.7  
1986 Patel Bhadran (West) 3.8  
1988 Ramachandranetal. Kudremukh (South) 5.0  
1989 Kodalietal. Gangavathi (South)   2.2
1989 Raoetal. Eluru (South)   1.6
1992 Ramachandranetal. Madras (South) 8.2 2.4
1997 Ramachandranetal. Madras (South) 11.6  
2000 Ramachandranetal. Kerala (South) 12.4 2.5
2001 Misraetal. NewDelhi (North) 10.3  
2002 Mohanetal. Chennai (South) 12.1  
2004 Shaukatetal. National   5.6 2.7
Note:DifferentSampleSelectionCriteria Source:Ramchandranetal.(2004)
Table 1: A rising trend in the prevalence of type 2 diabetes in India.