Crude and Age-Adjusted Hospital Discharge Rates for a Lower Extremity Condition as the First-Listed or Any-Listed Diagnosis per 1,000 Diabetic Population, United States, 1988–2007
Overall, both the crude and age-adjusted hospital discharge rates with a lower extremity condition (LEC) as first and any-listed diagnosis decreased from 1988 to 2007. In 2007, the crude hospital discharge rate was 15.7 per 1,000 diabetic population for LEC as the first-listed diagnosis and 51.3 for LEC as any-listed diagnosis (i.e., first-listed or secondary diagnosis).
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 CDC's Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
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