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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 Diabetic Ketoacidosis 1988–2009

  Age Group
Year 0–4445–6465+Total
1988Discharges6011980
 Days2829377452
 Average LOS4.78.88.55.7
1989Discharges5912981
 Days2879483465
 Average LOS4.87.69.45.8
1990Discharges5815881
 Days27110983463
 Average LOS4.77.5105.7
1991Discharges6116986
 Days27911186476
 Average LOS4.57.19.85.6
1992Discharges6217887
 Days26314779489
 Average LOS4.28.69.65.6
1993Discharges6516889
 Days26512771463
 Average LOS4.17.89.25.2
1994Discharges6417889
 Days25412466445
 Average LOS4.07.18.85.0
1995Discharges6618893
 Days25010660417
 Average LOS3.85.87.74.5
1996Discharges6420892
 Days22812156405
 Average LOS3.66.07.04.4
1997Discharges6719894
 Days23211250394
 Average LOS3.55.96.24.2
1998Discharges6719894
 Days23010244376
 Average LOS3.45.45.54.0
1999Discharges71208100
 Days23810545388
 Average LOS3.45.15.43.9
2000Discharges71219100
 Days23010850387
 Average LOS3.35.15.83.9
2001Discharges75208104
 Days2579850405
 Average LOS3.44.86.23.9
2002Discharges81217109
 Days2739345411
 Average LOS3.44.56.13.8
2003Discharges87237116
 Days29010039429
 Average LOS3.34.45.63.7
2004Discharges87258119
 Days27410942425
 Average LOS3.24.45.43.6
2005Discharges90269125
 Days28511049444
 Average LOS3.24.35.43.6
2006Discharges892710126
 Days28111870469
 Average LOS3.24.46.93.7
2007Discharges932710130
 Days28911971479
 Average LOS3.14.47.13.7
2008Discharges943010135
 Days28812967484
 Average LOS3.14.36.53.6
2009Discharges993210140
 Days29713249478
 Average LOS34.253.4

 

Methods and Limitations

Data Source: Data from the National Hospital Discharge Survey, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Data computed by personnel in CDC's Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

 

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