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Table 1.28: National Management of Diabetes

Adult admissions for diabetes with short-term complicationsa(excluding obstetric 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 51.202 1.437
Patient characteristic
Age groups for conditions affecting any age
   18-44 54.179 1.749
   45-64 48.693 1.560
   65 and over 45.275 1.362
Age groups for conditions affecting primarily elderly
   65-69 40.031 1.931
   70-74 40.686 1.932
   75-79 46.638 2.165
   80-84 52.712 2.705
   85 and over 55.424 3.290
   Male 53.180 1.746
   Female 49.119 1.313
Median income of patient zip
   Less than $25,000 91.142 7.913
   $25,000-$34,999 66.742 3.123
   $35,000-$44,999 56.531 2.586
   $45,000 or more 37.990 1.626
Location of patient residence
   MSA 51.353 1.714
   Non-MSA 51.859 2.056
Hospital characteristic
Location of inpatient treatment
   Northeast 48.082 2.826
   Midwest 45.444 2.948
   South 61.359 2.690
   West 43.313 2.806

a Ketoacidosis, hyperosmolarity, or coma.

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 1.27: National Management of Diabetes Table 1.29: National Management of Diabetes

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