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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.25a
Admissions for diabetes with short-term complicationsa (excluding obstetric 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   54.6 1.4 52.4 1.3
           
Age 18-44 59.8 1.7 58.2 1.6
45-64 49.7 1.5 45.5 1.3
65 and over 45.6 1.3 45.1 1.3
           
Age 65-69 39.3 1.8 36.8 1.7
70-74 44.2 1.9 42.1 1.9
75-79 48.5 2.2 47.1 2.2
80-84 48.7 2.6 55.5 2.8
85 and over 54.2 3.2 55.6 3.0
           
Gender Male 56.4 1.6 53.8 1.5
Female 52.6 1.4 50.9 1.3
           
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 97.6 8.9 91.4 8.6
$25,000-$34,999 70.9 3.4 69.4 3.0
$35,000-$44,999 64.2 2.8 57.7 2.5
$45,000 or more 41.4 1.6 38.3 1.5
           
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 56.3 3.0 53.8 2.8
Metropolitan-small 52.3 3.8 48.5 3.7
Micropolitan 53.2 3.9 54.4 3.9
Noncore 55.0 3.5 55.5 3.5
           
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 51.4 2.8 48.6 2.9
Midwest 52.2 2.9 50.5 3.1
South 65.0 2.7 62.9 2.1
West 42.8 2.2 40.5 2.5
           

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

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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