Distribution of First-Listed Diagnosis Among Hospital Discharges with Diabetes as Any Listed Diagnosis, Children and Young People (0–17 Years of Age), United States, 2009
Among hospital discharges to children and young people aged 0–17 years in 2009, about 74% had diabetes as the first-listed diagnosis. This data reflects percentage of discharges and not percentage of patients. As the detailed table shows, about 64% of the discharges with diabetes as the first-listed diagnosis in 2009 were for diabetes ketoacidosis
Data Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), data from Kids’ Inpatient Database (KID) of Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Data analyzed by personnel in CDC's Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
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