Age-Adjusted Hospital Discharge Rates for Ischemic Heart Disease as First-Listed Diagnosis per 1,000 Diabetic Population, United States, by Race, 1988–2006
From 1988 through 2006, the age-adjusted hospital discharge rates for ischemic heart disease as first-listed diagnosis per 1,000 diabetic population decreased among whites. Among blacks, the age-adjusted rate began declining in 2002. Prior to that, from 1988 to 2002, no clear trend was detected among blacks. During the late 1980s and 1990s, the age-adjusted rate was higher among blacks than among whites. However, during the 2000s, the age-adjusted rates among whites and blacks were similar. In 2006, the age-adjusted rate was 10.5 per 1,000 diabetic population among whites and 10.8 for blacks.
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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.