Number (in Thousands) of Hospital Discharges with Diabetes as First-Listed Diagnosis, United States, 1988–2009
From 1988 to 2009, the number of hospital discharges with diabetes as first-listed diagnosis increased from 454,000 to 688,000.
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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