Crude and Age-Adjusted Hospital Discharge Rates for Major Cardiovascular Disease as First-Listed Diagnosis per 1,000 Diabetic Population, United States, 1988–2006
Both crude and age-adjusted hospital discharge rates for major cardiovascular disease as first-listed diagnosis per 1,000 diabetic population remained unchanged from 1988 to 1996, and then declined. Throughout the period, the overall trends of the crude and age-adjusted rates were similar, indicating that the aging of the population had little effect on trends. In 2006, the crude rate was 81.1 per 1,000 diabetic population and the age-adjusted rate was 43.7 per 1,000 diabetic population.
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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.