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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 Ischemic Heart Disease as First-Listed Diagnosis and Diabetes as Secondary Diagnosis, by Race and Sex, United States, 1988–2006

  TotalWhiteBlack
YearTypeMaleFemaleMaleFemaleMaleFemale
1988Discharges1912011611611120
 Days140115191176126077139
 Average LOS7.37.67.37.87.17.0
1989Discharges1791791481351121
 Days12231305100899875150
 Average LOS6.87.36.87.46.87.3
1990Discharges1721851361351018
 Days12281340979103164139
 Average LOS7.27.37.27.66.77.7
1991Discharges1992061501471024
 Days169614691403104265192
 Average LOS8.57.19.37.16.38.0
1992Discharges2382071771412025
 Days1574147111911035118165
 Average LOS6.67.16.77.35.86.5
1993Discharges2432291781601825
 Days152414371124975123174
 Average LOS6.36.36.36.16.77.1
1994Discharges2292221681471627
 Days140213851025943101168
 Average LOS6.16.26.16.46.56.3
1995Discharges2532431791601832
 Days1355142697393396206
 Average LOS5.45.95.45.85.46.5
1996Discharges2912652081761935
 Days15781450114098390208
 Average LOS5.45.55.55.64.66.0
1997Discharges2612271811451925
 Days1219116985973174157
 Average LOS4.75.14.75.04.06.2
1998Discharges2662431831562030
 Days1201120087580591163
 Average LOS4.54.94.85.24.65.4
1999Discharges2942661951712134
 Days12511238846759102167
 Average LOS4.34.64.34.44.94.9
2000Discharges2812481761432134
 Days1112117268166295196
 Average LOS4.04.73.94.64.55.7
2001Discharges2732621731552137
 Days1086112966368195158
 Average LOS4.04.33.84.44.64.2
2002Discharges3382592241612035
 Days1264105786464672150
 Average LOS3.74.13.84.03.54.3
2003Discharges2902551761542432
 Days1094994673541106166
 Average LOS3.83.93.83.54.45.2
2004Discharges2912291851382326
 Days111297572260991117
 Average LOS3.84.33.94.444.5
2005Discharges2692081661201926
 Days108775760143079102
 Average LOS43.63.63.64.23.9
2006Discharges2582001621172329
 Days84774853845688123
 Average LOS3.33.73.33.93.94.2

 

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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