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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.24a: Admissions for diabetes with short-term complicationsa 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 52.367 1.314    
    Total United States, 2000 51.202 1.437    
    Total United States, 1997 45.959 1.275    
    Total United States, 1994 46.877 1.201    
  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 58.166 1.646 54.179 1.749
    45-64 45.474 1.317 48.693 1.560
    65 and over 45.070 1.282 45.275 1.362
Age groups for conditions affecting primarily elderly        
    65-69 36.770 1.724 40.031 1.931
    70-74 42.141 1.890 40.686 1.932
    75-79 47.136 2.172 46.638 2.165
    80-84 55.487 2.797 52.712 2.705
    85 and over 55.589 3.040 55.424 3.290
Gender        
    Male 53.833 1.474 53.180 1.746
    Female 50.909 1.341 49.119 1.313
Median income of patient ZIP Code        
    Less than $25,000 91.426 8.607 91.142 7.913
    $25,000-$34,999 69.363 3.000 66.742 3.123
    $35,000-$44,999 57.656 2.536 56.531 2.586
    $45,000 or more 38.323 1.547 37.990 1.626
Location of patient residence        
    Metropolitan 51.923 1.555 * *
    Micropolitan 54.385 3.876 * *
    Noncore 55.446 3.513 * *
Hospital characteristic        
Location of inpatient treatment        
    Northeast 48.583 2.930 48.082 2.826
    Midwest 50.536 3.143 45.444 2.948
    South 62.927 2.146 61.359 2.690
    West 40.466 2.505 43.313 2.806

a Short-term complications include Ketoacidosis, hyperosmolarity, or coma. Numerator excludes obstetric 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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