Age-Adjusted Hospital Discharge Rates for Diabetes as First-Listed Diagnosis per 1,000 Diabetic Population, by Sex, United States, 1988–2009
From 1988 to 2009, the age-adjusted hospital discharge rates for diabetes as first listed diagnosis per 1,000 diabetic population decreased for both males and females. Throughout the period, the age-adjusted rates were similar among men and women. In 2009, the age-adjusted discharge rate was 41.7 per 1,000 diabetic population for males and 52.2 for females.
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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