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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 23
Hospital admissions for lower extremity amputations in patients with diabetes per 1,000 population,a by race, United States, 2002-2004
        Single race
    Total White Black Asian NHOPI AI/AN
Population group Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE
Total 4.4 0.2 3.1 0.3 5.9 0.7 * * * * * *
Age, not age adjusted 0-17 * * * * * * * * * * * *
18-44 2.7 0.4 2.0 0.4 * * * * * * * *
45-64 4.6 0.3 3.3 0.4 * * * * * * * *
65 and over 6.9 0.5 4.6 0.5 * * * * * * * *
Gender Female 2.9 0.2 2.1 0.3 3.5 0.5 * * * * * *
Male 6.0 0.4 4.2 0.4 * * * * * * * *

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population, except where indicated.

* Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Hospital Discharge Survey and National Health Interview Survey.

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