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Age-Adjusted Death Rates for Hyperglycemic Crises as Underlying Cause per 100,000 Diabetic Population, by Race and Sex, United States, 1980–2009

From 1980 through 2009, black males were disproportionately affected by hyperglycemic crises mortality compared with other race-sex groups. Throughout the period, the age-adjusted death rates for hyperglycemic crises were highest among black males and lowest among white females. In 2009, the hyperglycemic crises death rate was 42.6 per 100,000 diabetic population among black males, 19.5 among white males, 16.0 among black females, 11.7 among white females.

Graph showing Age-Adjusted Death Rates for Hyperglycemic Crises as Underlying Cause per 100,000 Diabetic Population, by Race and Sex, United States, 1980-2009
 

YearWhiteBlack
MalesFemalesMalesFemales
RateStd
Error
RateStd
Error
RateStd
Error
RateStd
Error
198050.43.336.21.797.414.264.97.1
198146.53.335.81.7111.118.066.37.7
198244.73.234.72.4108.720.667.910.4
198341.13.241.23.1175.754.855.18.4
198444.63.433.12.0133.233.153.78.0
198544.24.832.22.4102.625.961.210.4
198639.94.134.82.697.920.961.214.9
198744.24.231.12.373.512.842.56.6
198846.63.735.32.1116.418.852.36.3
198950.13.934.52.0128.623.248.75.0
199042.23.628.91.6137.340.853.45.7
199140.73.329.01.7142.340.252.17.0
199239.63.023.01.3103.324.143.26.4
199336.22.725.41.696.817.136.94.4
199441.13.425.01.681.413.745.16.0
199546.54.724.01.596.421.145.86.2
199646.14.221.21.278.514.240.55.1
199735.52.621.71.279.812.237.94.0
199832.12.020.00.985.011.232.92.8
199933.52.118.70.870.79.731.62.5
200030.41.817.00.767.17.827.11.9
200125.81.518.00.763.16.326.31.9
200232.91.916.40.661.76.325.91.9
200333.72.116.60.754.45.528.52.4
200427.51.614.10.755.45.927.92.0
200525.71.413.70.645.84.219.51.6
200622.81.513.40.753.85.620.31.6
200724.01.713.20.744.65.122.92.0
200821.21.414.10.747.56.419.61.6
200919.51.511.70.642.67.016.01.5

 

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Detailed Data Table

 

Data Source: Division of Vital Statistics (data from the National Vital Statistics System) and Division of Health Interview Statistics (data from the National Health Interview Survey). National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Data is computed by personnel in the CDC's Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

 

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