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Emergency Department Visit Rates for Diabetes as Any-Listed Diagnosis per 100 Diabetic Adults Aged 18 Years or Older, by Age, United States, 2006–2009

From 2006 to 2009, Emergency Department (ED) visit rates for diabetes as any-listed diagnosis were highest among persons aged 75 years or older and lowest among those aged 45–64 years. In 2006 and in 2009, ED visit rates were similar between those aged 18–44 years and 65–74 years. During the period, none of the age groups showed obvious trends in ED visit rates.

Graph showing Number of Emergency Department Visit Rates for Diabetes as Any-Listed Diagnosis per 100 Diabetic Adults Aged 18 Years or Older, by Age, United States, 2006–2009. Links for data figures, sources, methodology and data limitations, and detailed tables follow this figure.
 

YearAge Group
18–4445–6465–7475+
RateStd ErrorRateStd ErrorRateStd ErrorRateStd Error
200654.84.245.22.453.23.381.55.6
200770.06.247.12.451.43.188.06.1
200870.76.444.62.354.33.493.66.4
200958.74.444.62.254.83.286.65.5

 

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

 

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