Hospital Discharge Rates for Diabetes as First–Listed Diagnosis per 1,000 Diabetic Population, by Age, United States, 1988–2009
From 1988 to 2009, the hospital discharge rates for diabetes as first–listed diagnosis per 1,000 diabetic population decreased across all age groups. Throughout the period, the rates were higher among people aged 44 years or younger and those aged 75 years or older, and similar among those 45–64 years and 65–74 years. In 2009, the hospital discharge rate for diabetes as first-listed diagnosis was 56.4 per 1,000 diabetic population for people aged 44 years or younger, 25.9 for those 45–64, 26.0 for those 65–74 and 40.8 for people aged 75 years or older.
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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