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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 Diabetes as First-Listed Diagnosis, by Age, United States, 1988–2009

YearTypeAge Group
0–4445–6465–7475+Total
1988 Discharges 153 134 91 76 454
Days 862 1120 907 845 3734
Average LOS5.6 8.410.0 11.2 8.2
1989 Discharges 130 142 95 71 438
Days 7281005 853 721 3308
Average LOS5.6 7.0 9.0 10.2 7.6
1990 Discharges 132 134 93 60 420
Days 724 1088 784 700 3295
Average LOS5.48.2 8.4 11.6 7.8
1991 Discharges 142 128 88 71 429
Days 671955 749 668 3043
Average LOS4.87.4 8.49.4 7.0
1992 Discharges 153148 88 86 476
Days 768 1013 737 757 3275
Average LOS5.0 6.8 8.4 8.8 6.8
1993 Discharges 135 147 94 88 464
Days 664 1069 953 796 3483
Average LOS5.07.2 10.29.07.6
1994 Discharges 162 153 96 92 502
Days 677 961 845 699 3181
Average LOS4.2 6.4 8.8 7.6 6.4
1995 Discharges 133 172 93 95 493
Days 594 1082 764 634 3072
Average LOS4.4 6.28.2 6.66.2
1996 Discharges 144 161 100 98 503
Days 652 1126 695 702 3175
Average LOS4.6 7.0 7.0 7.2 6.4
1997 Discharges 135 173 101 98 507
Days 506 989 741 701 2937
Average LOS3.85.8 7.4 7.2 5.8
1998 Discharges 152 161 92 107 513
Days 614 894 506 642 2656
Average LOS4.0 5.6 5.46.0 5.2
1999 Discharges 159 187 100 99 545
Days 634 1052 622 631 2938
Average LOS4.0 5.6 6.2 6.4 5.4
2000 Discharges 158 207 85 107 557
Days 585 1165 503 624 2877
Average LOS3.85.6 6.0 5.8 5.2
2001 Discharges 155 201 100 106 562
Days 578 1011 572 600 2761
Average LOS3.8 5.0 5.85.65.0
2002 Discharges 180 205 95 98 577
Days 692 1067 550 584 2893
Average LOS3.8 5.2 5.8 6.0 5.0
2003 Discharges 187 204 94 111 597
Days 686 1035 500 555 2775
Average LOS3.65.05.4 5.0 4.6
2004 Discharges 17920897 114 599
Days 6781020 531595 2825
Average LOS3.8 4.85.45.2 4.8
2005 Discharges 185 209 93 99 585
Days 682 1069 479 544 2774
Average LOS3.85.2 5.2 5.6 4.8
2006 Discharges 19120588100584
Days 71210324545442742
Average LOS3.85.0 5.2 5.4 4.6
2007 Discharges 178 220 96 132626
Days 6561155 5068973215
Average LOS3.65.2 5.2 6.85.2
2008Discharges 19121297122623
Days 65811225286052912
Average LOS3.45.2 5.4 5.0 4.6
2009 Discharges 192 256107 133688
Days 66014775187903446
Average LOS3.45.8 4.8 6.05.0

 

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

 

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