Age-Adjusted Hospital Discharge Rates for a Lower Extremity Condition as First-Listed Diagnosis per 1,000 Diabetic Population, by Race, United States, 1988–2007
From 1988 to 2007, the age-adjusted hospital discharge rates for a lower extremity condition (LEC) as first-listed diagnosis decreased for whites but showed no significant change for blacks. In 2007, the age-adjusted hospital discharge rate for LEC as first-listed diagnosis was 11.0 per 1,000 diabetic population for whites and 15.5 for blacks.
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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