Age-Adjusted Hospital Discharge Rates for Diabetic Ketoacidosis as First-Listed Diagnosis per 1,000 Diabetic Population, by Race, United States, 1988–2009
From 1988 to 2009, the age-adjusted hospital discharge rate for DKA per 1,000 diabetic population declined for both whites and blacks, with rates among blacks decreasing more than among whites (60.5% vs 45.0%). In 2009, the age-adjusted rate was 14.3 per 1,000 whites with diagnosed diabetes and 22.7 per 1,000 blacks with diagnosed diabetes.
Data Source: Data from the National Hospital Discharge Survey and the National Health Interview 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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