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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.24a
Admissions for uncontrolled diabetes without complicationa (excluding obstetric and neonatal admissions and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population, age 18 years and older, United States, 2001 and 2002
    2002 2001
Population group Rateb Standard error Rateb Standard error
           
Total   25.4 0.9 26.8 1.2
           
Age 18-44 13.0 0.5 14.2 0.7
45-64 31.7 1.3 32.8 1.7
65 and over 53.3 2.0 56.0 2.2
           
Age 65-69 45.7 2.4 46.5 2.6
70-74 49.4 2.5 50.0 2.6
75-79 58.6 2.7 61.0 3.0
80-84 60.6 3.1 71.1 3.6
85 and over 63.3 3.4 66.7 4.0
           
Gender Male 25.6 0.9 27.2 1.2
Female 25.1 0.9 26.3 1.2
           
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 59.4 5.9 67.5 11.4
$25,000-$34,999 39.2 2.1 41.2 2.4
$35,000-$44,999 30.1 1.7 27.8 1.6
$45,000 or more 15.6 0.8 15.6 0.9
           
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 27.1 1.7 28.2 2.2
Metropolitan-small 19.2 1.6 19.1 1.5
Micropolitan 27.1 2.3 31.9 2.7
Noncore 35.8 2.4 40.1 2.9
           
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 26.5 2.3 31.4 4.5
Midwest 24.7 1.9 27.2 2.1
South 33.0 1.6 32.3 1.4
West 12.5 1.1 13.2 1.2
           

a Without short-term (ketoacidosis, hyperosmolarity, coma) or long-term (renal, eye, neurological, circulatory, other unspecified) complications.

b Estimates 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.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, Nationwide Inpatient Sample, 2001 and 2002.

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