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

In 2009, age-adjusted Emergency Department (ED) visit rates for diabetes as any-listed diagnosis among adults aged 18 years or older were higher among women than among men (66.9 vs. 47.0 per 100 diabetic adults). From 2006 to 2009, there were no obvious trends in ED visit rates for either gender.

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

YearSex
MenWomen
RateStd
Error
RateStd
Error
200649.73.257.73.5
200757.25.168.34.9
200856.14.570.55.2
200947.03.166.94.3

 

Methods and Limitations

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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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