Age-Adjusted Hospital Discharge Rates for Stroke as First-Listed Diagnosis per 1,000 Diabetic Population, United States, by Race, 1988–2006
From 1988 to 2006, the age-adjusted hospital discharge rate for stroke as first-listed diagnosis per 1,000 diabetic population decreased among blacks. However, among whites, the trend remained level from 1988 to 1998 and then declined. Throughout the period, the age-adjusted hospital discharge rate was higher among blacks than among whites. In 2006, the age-adjusted rate for blacks was about twice the rate among whites (9.5 vs. 4.8 per 1,000 diabetic population).
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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