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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.

Graph showing 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. Links for data figures, sources, methodology and data limitations, and detailed tables follow this figure.
 

YearRace
WhiteBlack
RateStd ErrorRateStd Error
198817.41.618.93.5
198916.81.218.82.9
199014.10.923.43.8
199113.31.021.53.4
199213.61.122.13.4
199315.21.217.72.6
199415.11.120.32.9
199515.61.221.33.1
199614.01.021.22.9
199713.30.921.42.8
199812.20.819.62.4
199911.80.820.82.7
200011.10.817.22.1
200111.40.916.11.8
200212.30.916.61.6
200312.10.918.41.8
200410.50.720.82.1
20059.60.717.51.7
200610.50.816.81.7
200711.01.215.51.8

 

Methods and Limitations

Detailed Data Tables

 

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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