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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.28
Hospital admissions for lower extremity amputations in patients with diabetes per 1,000 population, United States, 1998-2000 and 2002-2004
    2002-2004 1998-2000
Population group Ratea Standard error Ratea Standard error
Total 4.4 0.2 6.0 0.4
Age, not age adjusted 0-17 DSU DSU DSU DSU
18-44 2.7 0.4 3.5 0.6
45-64 4.6 0.3 6.3 0.6
65 and over 6.9 0.5 9.7 0.7
Raceb AI/AN only DNC DNC DSU DSU
Asian only DSU DSU DNC DNC
NHOPI only DSU DSU DNC DNC
Black only 5.9 0.7 7.3 0.9
White only 3.1 0.3 4.4 0.4
Gender Male 6.0 0.4 7.7 0.6
Female 2.9 0.2 4.3 0.4

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population, except where indicated.

b Race classification changed in 2000.Data for 2000 and later years may not be comparable to data from previous years.

DNC - Data system did not collect data for this population.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Hospital Discharge Survey and National Health Interview Survey.

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