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Table 1.26b: Lower extremity amputationsa among patients with diabetes per 100,000 population age 18 years and older, by State, 2001

  Adjusted rateb
Statec Estimate Standard error
     
United States 38.724 1.044
     
Arizona 28.243 0.840
California 31.968 0.369
Colorado 23.389 0.871
Florida 33.100 0.471
Georgia 49.046 0.937
Hawaii 42.482 2.130
Illinois 35.397 0.609
Iowa 27.526 1.077
Kansasd 27.393 1.197
Kentucky 39.443 1.147
Maine 41.416 2.001
Maryland 43.048 1.047
Massachusetts 41.050 0.901
Michigan 37.013 0.698
Minnesota 24.513 0.910
Missouri 37.011 0.944
Nebraska 25.770 1.393
New Jersey 40.752 0.767
New York 39.352 0.511
North Carolina 47.339 0.884
Oregon 22.067 0.889
Pennsylvania 47.088 0.672
Rhode Island 35.569 2.006
South Carolina 60.545 1.427
Tennessee 43.841 0.983
Texas 54.059 0.799
Utah 19.748 1.225
Vermont 29.017 2.499
Virginia 41.989 0.896
Washington 24.551 0.737
West Virginia 38.505 1.579
Wisconsin 35.901 0.916
     

a Numerator excludes trauma, 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.

c Not all States participate in the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project.

d For Kansas, rate biased upward because data element was not available to exclude transfers.

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

 

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