Focus on Diabetes:
Lives and Expenses
2006 Estimated Share (%) of Health Expenditures on State Government Employees That Relates to Diabetes Care, Compared to Mid-Atlantic States and All States
States are significant purchasers of health care. An estimated 18,600 New York government employees and their dependents likely had diabetes (diagnosed and undiagnosed) in 2006, and New York is estimated to have spent $67,900,000, or 3.0%, of State government employee health dollars on care for people diagnosed with diabetes.
New York's Estimated Share of Health Expenditures on State Government Employees that Relates to Diabetes Care, 2006. Bar chart. New York 3.0; Middle Atlantic States 3.0; All States 3.7.
- Are rough estimates of the share of expenses attributed to diabetes care and are based on the Diabetes Cost Calculator and State health care expenditures on State government employees and dependents.
- Are missing for the State when data were unreliable.