All fields are required. Please complete all sections to calculate your risk.
1. Your age group?
2. Your gender?
3. Your ethnicity/country of birth:
3a. Are you Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, Pacific Islander or Maori descent?
3b. Where were you born?
4. Have either of your parents, or any of your brothers or sisters been diagnosed with diabetes (type 1 or type 2)?
5. Have you ever been found to have high blood glucose (sugar) (for example, in a health examination, during an illness, during pregnancy)?
6. Are you currently taking medication for high blood pressure?
7. Do you currently smoke cigarettes or any other tobacco products on a daily basis?
8. How often do you eat vegetables or fruit?
9. On average, would you say you do at least 2.5 hours of physical activity per week (for example, 30 minutes a day on 5 or more days a week)?
10. Waist measurement
10a. Your waist measurement taken below the ribs (usually at the level of the navel, and while standing) cm. Please enter your waist measurement (between 2 and 3 characters).
10b. Are you of Asian or Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent?
For those of Asian or Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent:
|Less than 90 cm||Less than 80 cm||0 points|
|90 – 100 cm||80 – 90 cm||4 points|
|More than 100 cm||More than 90 cm||7 points|
For all others (i.e. not of Asian or Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent):
|Less than 102 cm||Less than 88 cm||0 points|
|102 – 110 cm||88 – 100 cm||4 points|
|More than 110 cm||More than 100 cm||7 points|
Your score is . This puts you in a category.
5 or less: Low risk
Approximately one person in every 100 will develop diabetes.6 - 11: Intermediate risk
For scores of 6-8, approximately one person in every 50 will develop diabetes. For scores of 9-11, approximately one person in every 30 will develop diabetes.12 or more: High risk
For scores of 12-15, approximately one person in every 14 will develop diabetes. For scores of 16-19, approximately one person in every seven will develop diabetes. For scores of 20 and above, approximately one person in every three will develop diabetes.
NB. The overall score may overestimate the risk of diabetes in those aged less than 25 years.
The Australian Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment Tool was developed by the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute on behalf of the Australian, State and Territory Governments as part of the COAG initiative to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.