Hospital Discharge Rates for Neuropathy as First-Listed Diagnosis per 1,000 Diabetic Population, by Age, United States, 19882007
From 19882007, hospital discharge rates for neuropathy as first-listed diagnosis per 1,000 diabetic population for people younger than 45 years increased but decreased for people aged 4574 years and remained unchanged for people aged 4464 years and 75 years or older. In 2007, the discharge rate for neuropathy for people younger than 45 years was about 1.7 times higher than for people aged 75 years or older (7.8 vs. 4.5 per 1,000 diabetic population).
*: Number of discharges <5,000
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 Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC.
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