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Number (in Thousands) of Hospital Discharges, Number (in Thousands) of Days of Hospital Stay, and Average Length of Stay (LOS) in Days for Discharges with Major Cardiovascular Disease as First-Listed Diagnosis and Diabetes as Secondary Diagnosis, by Age, United States, 1988–2006

  Age Group
Year 0–4445–6465–7475+Total
1988 Discharges 30282 302 265 880
 Days 209 2158 2785 2617 7769
 Average LOS6.97.6 9.2 9.9 8.8
1989 Discharges 29 255 292 262 838
 Days 230 1836 2610 2559 7234
 Average LOS7.9 7.2 8.9 9.8 8.6
1990 Discharges 34 266 290 283 872
 Days 196 2215 2389 2557 7358
 Average LOS5.9 8.3 8.2 9.0 8.4
1991 Discharges 35 273 345 306 959
 Days 221 2346 2903 2768 8238
 Average LOS6.2 8.6 8.4 9.0 8.6
1992 Discharges 35 337 377 327 1075
 Days 251 2428 3112 2850 8641
 Average LOS7.2 7.2 8.3 8.7 8.0
1993 Discharges 47 362 377 340 1126
 Days 259 2446 2924 2713 8342
 Average LOS5.5 6.7 7.8 8.0 7.4
1994 Discharges 38 327 384 364 1113
 Days 213 1986 2645 2615 7459
 Average LOS5.6 6.1 6.9 7.2 6.7
1995 Discharges 46 366 405 386 1202
 Days 247 2043 2696 2680 7666
 Average LOS5.4 5.6 6.7 6.9 6.4
1996 Discharges 52 404 422 429 1307
 Days 286 2263 2582 2860 7990
 Average LOS5.5 5.6 6.1 6.7 6.1
1997 Discharges 42 403 399 418 1262
 Days 215 2156 2282 2410 7062
 Average LOS5.2 5.3 5.7 5.8 5.6
1998 Discharges 46 408 436 451 1340
 Days 290 2029 2296 2665 7280
 Average LOS6.3 5.0 5.3 5.9 5.4
1999 Discharges 50 460 431 459 1399
 Days 225 2059 2277 2447 7008
 Average LOS4.5 4.5 5.3 5.3 5.0
2000 Discharges 48 465 416 482 1412
 Days 193 2040 2110 2514 6857
 Average LOS4.0 4.4 5.1 5.2 4.9
2001 Discharges 49 454 420 481 1404
 Days 204 1978 1931 2379 6492
 Average LOS4.2 4.4 4.6 4.9 4.6
2002 Discharges 65 511 425 502 1503
 Days 242 2172 2013 2499 6926
 Average LOS3.7 4.3 4.7 5.0 4.6
2003Discharges 61511 4174921481
 Days 2402129176423206452
 Average LOS3.94.2 4.2 4.7 4.4
2004 Discharges 60 500 402 492 1454
 Days 282 2187 1726 2394 6589
 Average LOS4.7 4.4 4.3 4.9 4.5
2005 Discharges 56 459 389 463 1367
 Days 204 1892 1712 2018 5827
 Average LOS3.6 4.1 4.4 4.4 4.3
2006 Discharges 60 483 368 471 1382
 Days 227 1942 1502 2128 5800
 Average LOS3.8 4 4.1 4.5 4.2

 

Methods and Limitations

Data Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Health Statistics, Division of Health Care Statistics, data from the National Hospital Discharge Survey and Division of Health Interview Statistics, data from the National Health Interview Survey. Data computed by personnel in the Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC.

 

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