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Distribution of First-Listed Diagnoses Among Hospital Discharges with Diabetes as Any-Listed Diagnosis, Adults Aged 18 Years and Older, United States, 2010

In 2010, among hospital discharges with diabetes as any-listed diagnosis in adults (aged 18 years or older), the top five categories of first-listed diagnoses were circulatory diseases, diabetes, respiratory diseases, diseases of the digestive system, and diseases of the genitourinary system. These 5 categories accounted for about 62% of discharges, with circulatory diseases accounting for about one-fourth of all discharges. Detailed tables show how first-listed diagnoses varied by age group.


First-Listed Diagnosis (ICD-9-CM Codes)Number (in Thousands)Percentage 
Diseases of the Circulatory System (390–459)1,27724.1
Diabetes (250)61011.5
Diseases of the Respiratory System (460–519)53510.1
Diseases of the Digestive System (520–579)5189.8
Diseases of the Genitourinary Diseases (580–629)3727.0
Injury and Poisoning (800–999)3566.7
Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue (710–739)3546.7
Mental Disorders (290–319)2124.0
Other Endocrine, Nutritional, and Metabolic Disease and Immunity Disorders (249–279, excluding 250)1873.5
Diseases of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (680–709)1793.4
Neoplasms (140–239)1733.3
Infectious and Parasitic Disease (001–139)1653.1
Diseases of the Nervous System and Sense Organs (320–389)1362.6
Complication of Pregnancy,Childbirth and the Puerperium (630–677)250.5
All Conditions5,301100.0


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Detailed Data Table

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 Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.


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