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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.25a
Admissions for uncontrolled diabetes without complicationsa (excluding obstetric and neonatal admissions and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population, age 18 years and older, United States, 2001 and 2003
    2003 2001
Population group Rateb Standard error Rateb Standard error
Total 23.8 1.2 26.8 1.2
Age 18-44 11.9 0.6 14.2 0.7
45-64 30.9 1.8 32.8 1.7
65 and over 48.5 2.4 56.0 2.2
Age 65-69 44.3 2.9 46.5 2.6
70-74 47.0 2.8 50.0 2.6
75-79 52.5 3.2 61.0 3.0
80-84 57.9 3.2 71.1 3.6
85 and over 46.2 3.0 66.7 4.0
Gender Male 23.3 1.1 27.2 1.2
Female 24.1 1.3 26.3 1.2
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 69.9 11.2 67.5 11.4
$25,000-$34,999 41.0 2.9 41.2 2.4
$35,000-$44,999 27.3 1.6 27.8 1.6
$45,000 or more 13.5 0.8 15.6 0.9
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 26.5 2.3 28.2 2.2
Metropolitan-small 15.5 1.4 19.1 1.5
Micropolitan 27.2 2.6 31.9 2.7
Noncore 33.5 2.3 40.1 2.9
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 30.6 4.8 31.4 4.5
Midwest 22.5 1.9 27.2 2.1
South 28.0 1.6 32.3 1.4
West 11.9 1.0 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.

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