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Age-Adjusted Hospital Discharge Rates for Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD), Ulcer/Inflammation/Infection (ULCER), or Neuropathy as First-Listed Diagnosis per 1,000 Diabetic Population, United States, 1988–2007

From 1988 to 2007, the age-adjusted rates for PAD and ULCER decreased and the age-adjusted rate for neuropathy increased. In 2007, the age-adjusted hospital discharge rate was 2.8 per 1,000 diabetic population for PAD, 5.7 for ULCER, and 6.4 for neuropathy.

Graph showing Age-Adjusted Hospital Discharge Rates for Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD), Ulcer/Inflammation/Infection (ULCER), or Neuropathy as First-Listed Diagnosis per 1,000 Diabetic Population, United States, 1988–2007. Links for data figures, sources, methodology and data limitations, and detailed tables follow this figure.
 

YearType of Lower Extremity Condition (LEC)
PADULCERNeuropathy
RateStd ErrorRateStd ErrorRateStd Error
19886.20.58.51.14.30.7
19896.40.58.60.84.10.5
19906.00.48.40.83.60.4
19916.00.58.00.64.00.5
19925.80.58.30.64.60.6
19936.10.58.50.65.00.7
19946.50.58.20.64.90.6
19957.40.67.70.64.60.5
19967.30.66.90.54.30.4
19977.10.66.40.54.80.5
19986.10.45.80.45.10.5
19995.30.46.10.55.20.5
20004.40.26.00.54.60.4
20013.70.26.30.55.40.5
20023.50.26.70.56.00.5
20033.50.27.00.56.30.5
20043.20.26.70.45.80.4
20053.00.25.90.45.40.5
20062.70.25.80.46.20.5
20072.80.25.70.56.40.7

 

Methods and Limitations

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 and Division of Health Interview Statistics, data from the National Health Interview Survey. Data computed by personnel in the CDC's Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

 

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