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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 Race and Sex, United States, 1988–2006

  TotalWhiteBlack
YearTypeMaleFemaleMaleFemaleMaleFemale
1988 Discharges 400 480 326 356 37 77
 Days 3430 4339 2802 3243 329 645
 Average LOS8.6 9.0 8.6 9.1 8.9 8.4
1989 Discharges 387 452 312 331 32 71
 Days 3140 4095 2501 2896 281 784
 Average LOS8.1 9.1 8.0 8.7 8.8 11.1
1990 Discharges 400 471 307 324 36 75
 Days 3310 4048 2540 2880 335 654
 Average LOS8.3 8.6 8.3 8.9 9.2 8.7
1991 Discharges 442 517 319 352 47 78
 Days 3688 4550 2764 3202 369 679
 Average LOS8.4 8.8 8.7 9.1 7.9 8.7
1992 Discharges 505 571 357 371 56 94
 Days 4050 4591 2866 3083 487 736
 Average LOS8.0 8.0 8.0 8.3 8.7 7.8
1993 Discharges 537 589 374 388 58 88
 Days 3814 4528 2599 3008 463 697
 Average LOS7.1 7.7 6.9 7.8 8.0 8.0
1994 Discharges 526 587 350 378 57 85
 Days 3456 4003 2307 2656 388 612
 Average LOS6.6 6.8 6.6 7.0 6.8 7.2
1995 Discharges 563 639 387 404 57 101
 Days 3450 4216 2418 2749 366 676
 Average LOS6.1 6.6 6.3 6.8 6.5 6.7
1996 Discharges 620 687 429 423 56 110
 Days 3613 4377 2532 2698 341 727
 Average LOS5.8 6.4 5.9 6.4 6.1 6.6
1997 Discharges 601 661 392 417 67 100
 Days 3162 3900 2019 2461 435 690
 Average LOS5.3 5.9 5.1 5.9 6.5 6.9
1998 Discharges 653 688 431 420 72 108
 Days 3370 3909 2280 2452 432 675
 Average LOS5.2 5.7 5.3 5.8 6.0 6.2
1999 Discharges 659 740 420 462 73 122
 Days 3144 3865 2018 2376 366 683
 Average LOS4.8 5.2 4.8 5.1 5.0 5.6
2000 Discharges 649 764 402 440 75 127
 Days 2959 3899 1859 2274 357 681
 Average LOS4.6 5.1 4.6 5.2 4.8 5.4
2001 Discharges 645 758 399 443 73 136
 Days 2915 3577 1763 2076 412 673
 Average LOS4.5 4.7 4.4 4.7 5.6 4.9
2002 Discharges 754 748 488 430 78 133
 Days 3412 3514 2236 1975 392 693
 Average LOS4.5 4.7 4.6 4.6 5.0 5.2
2003Discharges 72275945244483121
 Days 3057339519221935394511
 Average LOS4.24.5 4.3 4.4 4.7 5.1
2004 Discharges 746 708 467 396 85 118
 Days 3215 3374 2009 1906 449 638
 Average LOS4.3 4.8 4.3 4.8 5.3 5.4
2005 Discharges 677 690 407 405 84 113
 Days 2870 2956 1648 1693 397 536
 Average LOS4.2 4.3 4.1 4.2 4.7 4.8
2006 Discharges 677 705 408 392 91 131
 Days 2549 3251 1497 1792 426 693
 Average LOS3.8 4.6 3.7 4.6 4.7 5.3

 

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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