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Number (in Thousands) of Hospital Discharges, Number (in Thousands) of Days of Hospital Stay, and Average Length of Stay (ALOS) in Days for Discharges with Diabetes as Any-Listed Diagnosis, by Race and Sex, United States, 1988–2009

YearTypeTotalWhiteBlack
MalesFemalesMalesFemalesMalesFemales
1988Discharges121115669211142159269
Days105511424378681034714922588
Average LOS8.89.08.69.09.49.6
1989Discharges120515659041097162284
Days10092138157579969814022721
Average LOS8.48.88.48.88.69.6
1990Discharges121416288631121154254
Days102771421872221003514472178
Average LOS8.48.88.49.09.48.6
1991Discharges132317909101162174298
Days112071534877341017915832529
Average LOS8.48.68.68.89.28.6
1992Discharges144618629651189196300
Days11779150867971979816662484
Average LOS8.28.28.28.28.68.2
1993Discharges1539189710111200207309
Days11768149997559960018682597
Average LOS7.68.07.48.09.08.4
1994Discharges152219739671242201309
Days10539141556753904014552389
Average LOS7.07.27.07.27.27.8
1995Discharges1607208410301271224351
Days10544140826757861816072506
Average LOS6.66.86.66.87.27.2
1996Discharges1720211211131276231352
Days11272137867336840716612290
Average LOS6.66.66.66.67.26.6
1997Discharges1728218610821322238360
Days10301133536319820315882332
Average LOS6.06.25.86.26.66.4
1998Discharges1855232711921423245393
Days10867137977002869215812395
Average LOS5.86.05.86.26.46.2
1999Discharges1932237512261436257392
Days10674134916846805614722410
Average LOS5.65.65.65.65.86.2
2000Discharges1926247011371398249411
Days10237141236107797513692522
Average LOS5.45.85.45.85.46.2
2001Discharges1995260712141510268452
Days10400137926238801816552560
Average LOS5.25.25.25.46.25.6
2002Discharges2220263013491520279448
Days11477137246820784015962571
Average LOS5.25.25.05.25.85.8
2003Discharges2298285013901671306450
Days11317144016812831316572581
Average LOS5.05.05.05.05.45.8
2004Discharges2428278114491575314463
Days12041141737195807617562538
Average LOS5.05.25.05.25.65.4
2005Discharges2349288113931637311474
Days11492139666660784517172471
Average LOS4.84.84.84.85.65.2
2006Discharges2374289413951632339483
Days11039140336413772118602786
Average LOS4.64.84.64.85.45.8
2007Discharges2403277813981565347479
Days11584138346793788818382529
Average LOS4.85.04.85.05.25.2
2008Discharges2423293214021573351567
Days11632138707173761416032807
Average LOS4.84.85.24.84.65.0
2009Discharges2549296916251740350587
Days12199142487939818517772866
Average LOS4.84.84.84.85.04.8

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 data from the National Health Interview Survey. Data computed by personnel in CDC's Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

 

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