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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.23a: Admissions for uncontrolled diabetes without complicationa per 100,000 population, age 18 and older, trends 1994-2001 and by patient and hospital characteristics, selected years, United States, 2000 and 2001

  Adjusted rateb    
Trends Estimate Standard error    
    Total United States, 2001 26.822 1.161    
    Total United States, 2000 28.518 1.056    
    Total United States, 1997 32.360 1.152    
    Total United States, 1994 40.724 1.566    
  2001 adjusted rateb 2000 adjusted rateb
Population group Estimate Standard error Estimate Standard error
Patient characteristic        
Age groups for conditions affecting any age        
    18-44 14.205 0.739 14.698 0.658
    45-64 32.824 1.678 35.765 1.570
    65 and over 55.964 2.209 59.172 2.037
Age groups for conditions affecting primarily elderly        
    65-69 46.461 2.619 49.147 2.428
    70-74 50.001 2.614 57.050 2.673
    75-79 61.952 2.985 66.926 2.988
    80-84 71.144 3.625 68.099 3.339
    85 and over 66.740 3.957 66.566 3.643
Gender        
    Male 27.243 1.175 28.542 1.072
    Female 26.318 1.207 28.399 1.12
Median income of patient ZIP Code        
    Less than $25,000 67.510 11.350 62.728 5.709
    $25,000-$34,999 41.189 2.426 42.783 2.184
    $35,000-$44,999 27.769 1.606 30.324 1.720
    $45,000 or more 15.600 0.904 16.604 0.872
Location of patient residence        
    Metropolitan 24.952 1.361 * *
    Micropolitan 31.882 2.689 * *
    Noncore 40.101 2.880 * *
Hospital characteristic        
Location of inpatient treatment        
    Northeast 31.422 4.512 30.106 3.489
    Midwest 27.184 2.085 27.987 2.266
    South 32.316 1.445 35.652 1.543
    West 13.197 1.174 15.610 1.158

a Numerator Includes uncontrolled diabetes without short-term (ketoacidosis, hyperosmolarity, coma) or long-term (renal, eye, neurological, circulatory, other unspecified) complications, exclude obstetric and neonatal admissions and transfers from other institutions.

b Rates are adjusted by age and gender using the total U.S. population for 2000 as the standard population; when reporting is by age, the adjustment is by gender only; when reporting is by gender, the adjustment is by age only.

* Information is unavailable for year 2000.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, Nationwide Inpatient Sample.

 

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