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Distribution of First-Listed Diagnoses Among Emergency Department Visits with Diabetes as Any–Listed Diagnosis, Children and Young People (0–17 Years of Age), United States, 2009

In 2009, among youth with diabetes, about 42% of Emergency Department visits had diabetes as the first-listed diagnosis, whether with or without complications. As the detailed table shows, about 46% of the visits with diabetes as the first-listed diagnosis were for diabetic ketoacidosis.

Diagnoses (Clinical Classifications Software Codes)Number (in Thousands)Percent
Diabetes mellitus with complications (50)27.727.7
Diabetes mellitus without complication (49)14.814.8
Other upper respiratory infections (126)4.34.3
Abdominal pain (251)3.23.2
Superficial injury; contusion (239)2.82.8
Sprains and strains (232)2.72.6
Nausea and vomiting (250)2.52.5
Skin and subcutaneous tissue infections (197)1.81.8
Influenza (123)1.61.6
Fluid and electrolyte disorders (55)1.61.5
Other37.437.3
Total100.3100.0

 

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Data Source: National Emergency Department Samples, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Data computed by personnel in CDC's Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

 

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