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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 Age, United States, 1988–2009

 

Year Age Group
0–6465–7475+Total
1988 Discharges 22132055
 Days 4442903581092
 Average LOS19.922.7 18.2 19.9
1989 Discharges 20191452
 Days 398 357 249 1004
 Average LOS20.21918.2 19.3
1990 Discharges 23 15 16 54
 Days 468 265 3751108
 Average LOS20.7 17.3 23.5 20.6
1991 Discharges 20 13 1245
 Days 327 324 246 897
 Average LOS16.6 24.3 20.3 19.9
1992 Discharges 2517 15 58
 Days 426 334 254 1014
 Average LOS16.7 19.1 17.3 17.6
1993 Discharges 23 17 17 57
 Days 504431 235 1170
 Average LOS21.725.4 13.8 20.4
1994 Discharges 30 19 18 67
 Days 389 309 286 984
 Average LOS13 15.9 16.1 14.7
1995 Discharges 27 24 26 77
 Days 372 376 316 1064
 Average LOS13.9 15.4 12.2 13.8
1996 Discharges 35 24 26 86
 Days 574 309 285 1168
 Average LOS16.2 13.1 10.8 13.7
1997 Discharges 38 22 23 83
 Days 381 321 310 1011
 Average LOS10.1 14.4 13.5 12.2
1998 Discharges 40 25 20 85
 Days 513 283 197 993
 Average LOS12.9 11.4 9.8 11.7
1999 Discharges 35 2122 77
 Days 400 288 216 904
 Average LOS11.5 13.9 10 11.7
2000 Discharges 3519 24 78
 Days 471 198 261 929
 Average LOS13.3 10.411.111.9
2001 Discharges 40 25 22 87
 Days 448 286 186 920
 Average LOS11.1 11.5 8.6 10.6
2002 Discharges 36 21 20 77
 Days 384 260 259 903
 Average LOS10.8 12.6 12.7 11.8
2003 Discharges 32 22 18 72
 Days 339 181 183 703
 Average LOS10.4 8.3 10.1 9.7
2004 Discharges 38 19 18 75
 Days 411 196 191 799
 Average LOS10.9 10.6 10.4 10.7
2005 Discharges 37 18 12 67
 Days 406 187 127 720
 Average LOS10.9 10.5 10.8 10.8
2006 Discharges 36 1515 66
 Days 399 149 146 694
 Average LOS11.2 9.8 9.8 10.6
2007 Discharges 3315 12 6
 Days 473 146 102 721
 Average LOS14.2 9.88.411.9
2008Discharges 35191872
 Days 358140 156 654
 Average LOS10.3 7.38.69.1
2009Discharges 4215 12 68
 Days 407 143 120 669
 Average LOS9.89.8 9.9 9.8

 


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

 

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