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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 Race and Sex, United States, 1988–2009

Year

Type

TotalWhiteBlack
MalesFemalesMalesFemalesMalesFemales
1988 Discharges 209 245 141 167 40 53
Days 1627 2106 1110 1435 316 496
Average LOS7.8 8.6 7.8 8.6 7.8 9.4
1989 Discharges 197 241 128 153 44 57
Days 1527 1781 991 1166 327 406
Average LOS7.8 7.4 7.8 7.6 7.67.2
1990 Discharges 190 230 124 146 33 46
Days 1443 1853 944 1191 240 385
Average LOS7.6 8.07.6 8.2 7.2 8.4
1991 Discharges 185 245 112 134 38 56
Days 1255 1788 749 922 278 430
Average LOS6.8 7.46.6 6.87.4 7.8
1992 Discharges 207 269 116 158 46 56
Days 1447 1827 829 1087 329390
Average LOS7.0 6.8 7.2 6.87.2 7.0
1993 Discharges 212 252 124 139 45 58
Days 1536 1947 891 1090 340 409
Average LOS7.2 7.8 7.2 7.8 7.6 7.0
1994 Discharges 223 279 128 148 47 63
Days 1331 1851 775 1007 252 451
Average LOS6.0 6.6 6.06.8 5.4 7.2
1995 Discharges 232 261 132 134 47 67
Days 1460 1613 825 869 317 405
Average LOS6.4 6.2 6.2 6.4 6.8 6.0
1996 Discharges 233 270 127 149 54 60
Days 1602 1572 873 841 434 378
Average LOS6.8 5.8 6.8 5.6 8.0 6.4
1997 Discharges 243 264 130 140 53 62
Days 1435 1501 734 813 336 373
Average LOS6.05.6 5.6 5.8 6.4 6.0
1998 Discharges 251 261 142 149 51 63
Days 1341 1315 711 747 321 354
Average LOS5.4 5.0 5.0 5.0 6.4 5.6
1999 Discharges 262 283 148 152 57 62
Days 1439 1499 827 757 287 328
Average LOS5.6 5.4 5.6 5.0 5.0 5.2
2000 Discharges 279 278 155 133 57 69
Days 1494 1384 866 657 275 371
Average LOS5.4 5.0 5.6 5.0 4.8 5.4
2001 Discharges 271 291 156 156 50 69
Days 1371 1390 777 723 284 335
Average LOS5.04.8 5.0 4.6 5.8 4.8
2002 Discharges 283 294 152 154 55 67
Days 1502 1391 832 778 262 273
Average LOS5.4 4.8 5.4 5.0 4.8 4.2
2003 Discharges 283 314 154 164 58 68
Days 1348 1427 722 736 302 320
Average LOS4.8 4.6 4.8 4.4 5.2 4.6
2004 Discharges 299 300 152 152 59 66
Days 1435 1390 744 677 275 331
Average LOS4.8 4.6 5.0 4.4 4.6 5.0
2005 Discharges 283 302154 147 61 72
Days 1394 1380 761610 317 363
Average LOS5.0 4.6 5.0 4.2 5.2 5.0
2006 Discharges 283 301 148 156 63 67
Days 1384 1358 657 652 378 341
Average LOS4.8 4.6 4.44.2 6.0 5.0
2007 Discharges 322304175 163 70 68
Days 1620 1595 887908 390 344
Average LOS5.0 5.25.0 5.65.6 5.0
2008Discharges 305317 150 142 63 77
Days 1517 1395 842 667 310 323
Average LOS5.04.4 5.64.8 5.0 4.2
2009 Discharges 313375183 199 59 82
Days 1725 1721 1080955 312 377
Average LOS5.6 4.65.8 4.85.4 4.6

 

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

 

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