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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 Stroke as First-Listed Diagnosis and Diabetes as Secondary Diagnosis, by Age, United States, 1988–2006

  Age Group
Year 0–6465–7475+Total
1988Discharges333843114
 Days3215185691407
 Average LOS9.613.613.312.3
1989Discharges224554121
 Days3035047561563
 Average LOS13.611.114.112.9
1990Discharges333959132
 Days4473797541580
 Average LOS13.69.612.712.0
1991Discharges304454128
 Days2685526181438
 Average LOS9.012.511.411.2
1992Discharges415652148
 Days4215515711544
 Average LOS10.39.911.110.4
1993Discharges404659145
 Days3954426561493
 Average LOS9.99.711.210.3
1994Discharges375456148
 Days2774495171243
 Average LOS7.48.39.28.4
1995Discharges455969172
 Days2774685461291
 Average LOS6.27.97.97.5
1996Discharges406168168
 Days2733835371192
 Average LOS6.96.28.07.1
1997Discharges516570187
 Days3183615011180
 Average LOS6.25.57.16.3
1998Discharges575870186
 Days3403224751137
 Average LOS6.05.56.86.1
1999Discharges496069177
 Days2703734241067
 Average LOS5.56.26.26.0
2000Discharges635077190
 Days3882694331090
 Average LOS6.25.45.65.7
2001Discharges435671170
 Days251283369903
 Average LOS5.85.15.25.3
2002Discharges515467172
 Days284284388957
 Average LOS5.65.25.85.6
2003Discharges575472183
 Days297265340902
 Average LOS5.24.94.74.9
2004Discharges555163169
 Days290260337888
 Average LOS5.35.15.35.2
2005Discharges475857161
 Days228318292838
 Average LOS4.95.55.15.2
2006Discharges595471184
 Days294248382924
 Average LOS54.65.35

 

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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