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Hospital Discharge Rates for Neuropathy as First-Listed Diagnosis per 1,000 Diabetic Population, by Age, United States, 1988–2007

From 1988–2007, hospital discharge rates for neuropathy as first-listed diagnosis per 1,000 diabetic population increased for people younger than 45 years but decreased for people aged 65–74 years and remained unchanged for people aged 45–64 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).

Graph showing Hospital Discharge Rate for LEDs as First-Listed Diagnosis per 1,000 Diabetic Population, by Age, United States, 2002. Links for data figures, sources, methodology and data limitations, and detailed tables follow this figure.

 

YearAge Group
0–4445–6465–7475+
RateStdErrRateStdErrRateStdErrRateStdErr
19884.61.13.10.54.10.7**
1989**3.60.54.30.6**
1990**3.30.44.50.6**
1991**4.00.55.00.7**
19925.00.93.60.44.70.74.00.6
19935.41.04.20.45.10.84.40.7
19945.40.94.10.44.10.63.90.6
19954.80.74.20.44.00.54.10.6
19964.30.64.70.43.70.54.10.6
19975.10.74.40.44.40.54.50.6
19985.30.74.60.45.00.54.10.5
19995.50.74.60.44.40.53.80.6
20004.80.64.80.44.00.53.20.5
20016.00.74.50.43.40.43.60.5
20027.00.84.40.43.60.43.60.4
20037.60.84.20.33.40.44.00.5
20046.80.64.30.33.10.33.60.5
20056.30.74.00.32.70.33.60.5
20067.50.84.00.32.60.34.10.7
20077.81.13.90.32.60.44.50.9

* Number of discharges <5,000

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 Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC.

 

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