Number (in Thousands) of Hospital Discharges with Major Cardiovascular Disease as First-Listed Diagnosis and Diabetes as Secondary Diagnosis, United States, 1988–2006
From 1988 to 2006, the number of hospital discharges with major cardiovascular disease as the first-listed diagnosis and diabetes as secondary diagnosis increased until 2002, when it peaked, and then leveled off. The number of hospital discharges was 880,000 in 1988, and nearly 1.4 million in 2006.
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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