Age-Adjusted Hospital Discharge Rates for Stroke as First-Listed Diagnosis per 1,000 Diabetic Population, United States, by Sex, 1988–2006
From 1988 through 2006, the age-adjusted rates for stroke as first-listed diagnosis per 1,000 diabetic population declined among women. However, among men, the age-adjusted rates showed little change from 1988 to 1997, and then decreased. Throughout the period, the age-adjusted rates for men and women were similar. In 2006, the age-adjusted rate was 7.1 per 1,000 diabetic population for men and 7.5 for women.
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.
Page last reviewed: February 3, 2011