Hospital Discharge Rates for Stroke as First-Listed Diagnosis per 1,000 Diabetic Population, United States, by Age, 1988–2006
From 1988 through 2006, the hospital discharge rates for stroke as first-listed diagnosis per 1,000 diabetic population were greater with increasing age. Throughout the period, the rate declined for people younger than 65 years. However, for people aged 65 years or older, the rate showed little change in the late 1980s and the mid-1990s, and then declined beginning in the late 1990s.
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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