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Number (in Thousands) of Hospital Discharges, Number (in Thousands) of Days of Hospital Stay, and Average Length of Stay (LOS) in Days for Discharges with Lower Extremity Amputations as First-Listed Diagnosis, by Sex, United States, 1988–2009

 

YearSex
MalesFemales
DischargesDaysAverage LOSDischargesDaysAverage LOS
1988 35 639 18.2 20 453 23.1
1989 29 54118.3 23 463 20.5
1990 29 566 19.8 25 542 21.5
1991 23 43018.42246721.5
1992 3360118.325 41316.7
1993 2948716.5 2868324.6
1994 4050112.5 2748317.9
1995 45 61913.8 3244413.8
1996 5174014.5 35428 12.4
1997 5059712.0 3341412.5
1998 51614 12.0 3337811.4
1999 46 508 11.1 3139612.6
2000 4349311.33543612.6
2001 5153010.43639010.9
2002 49 57711.72732511.9
2003454229.32728110.3
2004 4750310.728296 10.6
20054448111.02323910.4
200645 478 10.5 20 216 10.6
20073636911.32435214.4
2008524759.220 1798.7
20094647210.3221978.8


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. Data computed by personnel in the CDC's Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

 

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