Crude and Age-Adjusted Hospital Discharge Rates for Nontraumatic Lower Extremity Amputation per 1,000 Diabetic Population, United States, 1988–2009
Both crude and age-adjusted hospital discharge rates for nontramatic lower extremity amputation per 1,000 diabetic population decreased from 1996 through 2009. In 2009, the crude and age-adjusted rates per 1,000 diabetic population were similar (3.3 vs 3.2).
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 the CDC's Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
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