Three percent men, two percent women in J-K have high blood glucose levels

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Srinagar: Around three percent of men and two percent of women in Jammu and Kashmir have high blood glucose levels and around one percent of people in J-K have normal blood glucose levels and are using medicines to lower blood glucose levels, the National Health and Family Survey-5 (NHFS-5) revealed.

In Jammu and Kashmir, two percent of women of age 15-49 have more than 141 mg/dL blood glucose levels and in comparison, 3 percent of men of age 15-49 have high and one percent have very high blood glucose levels.

It also noted that women and men in older age groups and those with less than 5 years of schooling have relatively high blood glucose levels and men are more likely than women to have normal blood glucose levels and are taking medicine to lower their blood glucose level (2% of men versus 1% of women). Less than one percent of both women (0.6%) and men (0.2%) have blood glucose levels of 2140 mg/dl and are taking medicine to lower their blood glucose levels.

As per the data, age has a correlation with blood sugar level and with growing age, you have more chances of having high blood sugar levels as just 0.5 percent women of 15-19 age are having high blood sugar levels which increases to over 1.4 percent in 20-24 age group, around 1.3 percent in 25-29 age group, 2.3 percent in 30-34 age group, 3.3 percent in 35-39 age group, 4.7 percent in 40-45 age group and 5.2 percent in 45-49 age group.

Moreover, 0.3 percent women of 15-19 age are having very high blood sugar levels which increase to over 0.5 percent in the 20-24 age group, around 0.9 percent in the 25-29 age group, 1.4 percent in the 30-34 age group, 2.6 percent in 35-39 age group, 2.8 percent in 40-45 age group and 5.2 percent in 45-49 age group.

Further 0.7 percent of women having normal blood sugar levels are using medicines to lower their blood sugar levels besides that 0.6 percent women having high blood sugar levels are using medicines to keep blood sugar levels normal.

As per the report, 0.5 percent men of 15-19 age are having high blood sugar levels which increase to over 1.4 percent in the 20-24 age group, around 1.3 percent in the 25-29 age group, 2.3 percent in 30-34 age group, 3.3 percent in 35-39 age group, 4.7 percent in 40-45 age group and 5.2 percent in 45-49 age group.

Moreover, 0.5 percent men of 15-19 age are having high blood sugar levels which increase to over 1.3 percent in the 20-24 age group, around 3.1 percent in the 25-29 age group, 3.2 percent in the 30-34 age group, 3.3 percent in 35-39 age group, 5.4 percent in 40-45 age group and 5.4 percent in 45-49 age group.

Besides that 0.0 percent of men of 15-19 age are having very high blood sugar levels which increases to over 0.6 percent in the 20-24 age group, around 0.4 percent in the 25-29 age group, 0.6 percent in 30-34 age group, 1.7percent in 35-39 age group, 2.2 percent in 40-45 age group and 1 percent in 45-49 age group.

2.8 percent in the 40-45 age group and 5.2 percent in the 45-49 age group.

Further 2.1 percent of men having normal blood sugar levels are using medicines to lower their blood sugar levels besides that 0.4 percent of women having high blood sugar levels are using medicines to keep blood sugar levels normal. (KNO)

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