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Table 2 Projected prevalence and number of people with type 2 diabetes for selected years among adults 20–79 years of age in Syria

From: Forecasting future prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus in Syria

   2003 2006 2011 2022
Men 20-24* 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
25-34 16995 (1.2) 37073 (2.2) 87962 (4) 249919 (11.3)
35-44 28483 (3.2) 57424 (5.4) 119992 (8.6) 325066 (15.7)
45-54 66424 (12.2) 91985 (14.3) 146472 (17.4) 329564 (23.9)
55-64 82300 (27) 95620 (27.2) 126473 (26.7) 245785 (30.5)
65-74 47502 (27) 56226 (28.8) 73564 (31.5) 129752 (33.3)
75-79 10398 (27) 12319 (28) 16249 (30.9) 26499 (37)
total 252102 (6.2) 350647 (7.2) 570712 (9.1) 1306585 (16.2)
Women 20-24* 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
25-34 6682 (0.5) 26976 (1.6) 77663 (3.7) 231184 (10.9)
35-44 29348 (3.3) 63648 (6.1) 139289 (10.2) 388171 (19.8)
45-54 125064 (22.4) 151993 (23.1) 212463 (25.3) 419033 (32.1)
55-64 134372 (42.3) 148746 (40.7) 185811 (37.7) 322827 (40.7)
65-74 87573 (42.3) 97922 (43.1) 117106 (44.6) 167225 (38.9)
75-79 40655 (84.6) 43758 (77.8) 54410 (75.8) 83289 (82)
total 423694 (10.3) 533044 (11) 786742 (12.7) 1611729 (20.7)
Total 20-24* 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
25-34 23678 (0.8) 64049 (1.9) 165624 (3.9) 481102 (11.1)
35-44 57831 (3.2) 121072 (5.7) 259281 (9.4) 713236 (17.7)
45-54 191488 (17.3) 243978 (18.7) 358935 (21.3) 748597 (27.9)
55-64 216672 (34.8) 244366 (34) 312284 (32.3) 568612 (35.6)
65-74 135075 (35.3) 154148 (36.5) 190670 (38.5) 296977 (36.2)
75-79 51053 (58.9) 56077 (55.9) 70659 (56.8) 109788 (63.4)
total 675796 (8.2) 883691 (9.1) 1357454 (10.9) 2918314 (18.4)
  1. Data is shown as number and prevalence (%). * This young age group was assumed to have no cases of type 2 diabetes mellitus.