Diabetes (% of Adults)
City of Rochester, New York
Within the City of Rochester, the prevalence of diabetes varies considerably by neighborhood. The map below is based on census tract-level estimates from the CDC. Within the Focus Area* tracts, 14.3 percent of adults report being told by a health professional that they have diabetes, which is 82 percent higher than the rate in the rest of the city (7.8 percent).
*The Focus Area consists of eight high-poverty ZIP codes in the city of Rochester with particularly high concentration of African-Americans and Latinos. See a map of the Focus Area here.
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