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Table 1.27: National Management of Diabetes

Adult admissions for uncontrolled diabetes without complicationa (excluding obstetric and neonatal admissions and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population age 18 and older, by patient and hospital characteristics,  United States, 2000
Population group Adjusted rate Estimateb Standard error
Total 28.518 1.056
Patient characteristic
Age groups for conditions affecting any age    
   18-44 14.698 0.658
   45-64 35.765 1.570
   65 and over 59.172 2.037
Age groups for conditions affecting primarily elderly
   65-69 49.147 2.428
   70-74 57.050 2.673
   75-79 66.926 2.988
   80-84 68.099 3.339
   85 and over 66.566 3.643
   Male 28.542 1.072
   Female 28.399 1.112
Median income of patient zip
   Less than $25,000 62.728 5.709
   $25,000-$34,999 42.783 2.184
   $35,000-$44,999 30.324 1.720
   $45,000 or more 16.604 0.872
Location of patient residence
   MSA 25.126 1.180
   Non-MSA 39.697 1.895
Hospital characteristic
Location of inpatient treatment
   Northeast 30.106 3.489
   Midwest 27.987 2.266
   South 35.652 1.543
   West 15.610 1.158

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

b  Rates are adjusted by age and sex using the total U.S. as the standard population; when reporting is by age, the adjustment is by sex only; when reporting is by sex, 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.

Table 1.26: National Management of Diabetes Table 1.28: National Management of Diabetes

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