Hospitalizations for Diabetes as Any-Listed Diagnosis
Average Length of Stay (ALOS) in Days of Hospital Discharges with Diabetes as Any-Listed Diagnosis, United States, 1988–2009
Overall, the average length of stay (ALOS) for hospital discharges with diabetes as any-listed diagnosis decreased from 1988 to 2009. In 2009, the ALOS of hospital discharges with diabetes as any-listed diagnosis was 4.8 days.
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. U.S. Bureau of the Census, census of the population and population estimates and National Center for Health Statistics, CDC, bridged-race population estimates. Data computed by personnel in CDC's Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
Page last modified: September 9, 2009
Page last reviewed: September 9, 2009