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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 Heart Failure as First-Listed Diagnosis and Diabetes as Secondary Diagnosis, by Age, United States, 1988–2006

  Age Group
Year 0–6465–7475+Total
1988Discharges487267187
 Days4636806011744
 Average LOS9.69.49.09.3
1989Discharges455667168
 Days3704655971433
 Average LOS8.28.38.98.5
1990Discharges515970179
 Days3965525721520
 Average LOS7.89.48.28.5
1991Discharges477479200
 Days3375856121533
 Average LOS7.17.97.87.6
1992Discharges6183106250
 Days4557718912117
 Average LOS7.59.38.48.5
1993Discharges8185100267
 Days5547007832038
 Average LOS6.88.27.87.6
1994Discharges6492105261
 Days4066527091767
 Average LOS6.47.16.76.8
1995Discharges658999252
 Days4116156571683
 Average LOS6.36.96.66.7
1996Discharges7088118276
 Days4385557981791
 Average LOS6.36.36.76.5
1997Discharges7296115283
 Days3785636351576
 Average LOS5.35.85.55.6
1998Discharges82109137329
 Days4926527711915
 Average LOS6.06.05.65.8
1999Discharges90102134326
 Days4615157511728
 Average LOS5.15.15.65.3
2000Discharges100106151357
 Days4255998281853
 Average LOS4.25.75.55.2
2001Discharges98101147346
 Days4805187371736
 Average LOS4.95.15.05.0
2002Discharges11395126334
 Days5725096901771
 Average LOS5.15.45.55.3
2003Discharges124101157382
 Days5494747911814
 Average LOS4.44.75.04.8
2004Discharges10797 155 359
 Days5274387801745
 Average LOS4.94.55.04.9
2005Discharges11088145343
 Days5333666731572
 Average LOS4.84.24.64.6
2006Discharges10883148338
 Days528397 7191645
 Average LOS4.94.84.94.9

 

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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