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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 Race and Sex, United States, 1988–2006

  TotalWhiteBlack
YearTypeMaleFemaleMaleFemaleMaleFemale
1988Discharges47683646511
 Days51489440557849135
 Average LOS11.013.211.212.410.412.3
1989Discharges51703851513
 Days63393048860747282
 Average LOS12.413.213.011.99.421.1
1990Discharges54784055611
 Days67990152167070121
 Average LOS12.611.612.912.212.711.4
1991Discharges50783455610
 Days5219173756916496
 Average LOS10.511.711.012.59.810.1
1992Discharges678145541014
 Days693851419561134173
 Average LOS10.410.59.410.413.512.5
1993Discharges65794449913
 Days70079342953589124
 Average LOS10.710.09.811.010.29.2
1994Discharges757348451113
 Days58565836941495147
 Average LOS7.89.07.79.18.811.1
1995Discharges799353541120
 Days56372837842988168
 Average LOS7.17.87.18.08.28.3
1996Discharges73954856716
 Days48970432438164171
 Average LOS6.77.46.76.89.011.0
1997Discharges929559601314
 Days530650307439116100
 Average LOS5.86.95.27.38.77.1
1998Discharges929360571115
 Days52661134138478118
 Average LOS5.76.65.76.86.97.9
1999Discharges89885856816
 Days45061728040158131
 Average LOS5.07.04.87.26.98.4
2000Discharges929759541017
 Days48960132134256102
 Average LOS5.36.25.56.35.46.2
2001Discharges779346591014
 Days39750622130869101
 Average LOS5.25.44.85.26.97.4
2002Discharges819146541215
 Days4744832432749395
 Average LOS5.85.35.35.17.46.5
2003Discharges958764501214
 Days4254772782735296
 Average LOS4.55.54.35.54.56.9
2004Discharges868351431418
 Days44644227320886116
 Average LOS5.25.35.34.966.6
2005Discharges818045451414
 Days4004382072128279
 Average LOS4.95.54.64.765.6
2006Discharges8310149561518
 Days371553181254102131
 Average LOS4.55.53.74.56.87.3

* - Number of discharges < 5,000

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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