# data reports

- First, view the
*2020 National Diabetes Statistics Report*at:__https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/pdfs/data/statistics/national-diabetes-statistics-report.pdf (Links to an external site.)__ - Second, utilize the report to respond to some of the following prompts below.

**Step 1****:**

**Step 1**

Click on “Reply” below to start a new post for yourself. You will not be able to see your classmates’ posts until you have posted. Your original post should include responses to __each__ of the following prompts:

**Using the** **2020 National Diabetes Statistics Report:**

- From the
*2020 National Diabetes Statistics Report*, list the single racial/ethnic group with the highest total prevalence of Diabetes from both**Table 1a**on page 2 (__crude__prevalence) and**Appendix Table 1**on page 15 (__age-adjusted__prevalence). - Then, explain in simple terms why the highest total prevalence numbers among the racial/ethnic groups are different between these two tables. (HINT: There is a helpful explanation on pages 62-63 of the textbook and further detail in the PowerPoint).

**There are some excellent sources of data available to report up-to-date information on COVID-19 (i.e., incidence, prevalence, mortality rate). With this in mind, respond to the following prompts:**

3. Provide the __website name__ and the __URL__ for at least 1 reliable online data source for obtaining accurate and trustworthy data on COVID-19 surveillance.

4. Identify 1 interesting or surprising statistic/number on COVID-19 from the website you listed and share it with the class.

5. Explain what the statistic/number means in plain language (simple, easy-to-understand terms). For instance, if you find the case fatality rate surprising, share the rate and explain what the statistic/number means in basic terms.