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Crude Hospital Discharge Rates for Nontraumatic Lower Extremity Amputation per 1,000 Diabetic Population, by Level of Amputation (LEA), United States, 1993–2009

YearLevel of Amputation
ToeFootBelow KneeAbove Knee
RateStd ErrorRateStd ErrorRateStd ErrorRateStd Error
19933.6.221.2.092.7.171.6.11
19943.9.221.3.093.0.171.9.11
19953.6.211.3.092.9.161.7.10
19964.2.301.7.133.3.232.1.15
19973.2.141.3.072.5.111.6.07
19983.2.151.3.072.6.111.6.08
19993.1.121.2.062.4.101.5.07
20003.0.131.0.052.3.091.4.06
20012.8.110.9.052.0.081.3.06
20022.8.120.8.042.0.081.2.06
20032.7.120.8.041.8.071.2.06
20042.6.100.8.041.6.071.0.05
20052.4.100.7.031.3.060.8.04
20062.3.110.7.041.3.060.8.04
20072.2.100.6.031.2.060.7.04
20082.1.090.6.031.1.050.7.03
20091.9.080.6.031.0.050.6.03

 

Methods and Limitations

 

Data Source:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Healthcare Cost & Utilization Project, data from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample.  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Health Statistics, Division of Health Interview Statistics, data from the National Health Interview Survey. Data computed by personnel in the Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC.

 
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