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Table 1.30a: National Management of Diabetes

Lower extremity amputations in persons with diabetes, per 1,000 population (all ages), United States, 1998-2000
Population group Rate Standard error
Total 4.8 0.4
Age (not age adjusted)
0-17 DSU DSU
18-44 3.5 0.6
45-64 6.4 0.6
 65 and over 9.8 0.7
American Indian or Alaska Native DSU DSU
Asian or Pacific Islander DSU DSU
    Asian DSU DSU
    Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander DSU DSU
Black or African American 7.0 1.5
White 3.5 0.4
Hispanic DSU DSU
Non-Hispanic DSU DSU
    Black or African American DSU DSU
    White DSU DSU
Female 3.2 0.3
Male 6.6 0.8
Expected payment sourceb
Medicaid DSU DSU
Medicare DSU DSU
Private/other insurance DSU DSU
Uninsured DSU DSU
Unknown (weighted count) DSU DSU

a Race categories changed in 2000.  Data for 2000 may not be comparable to those used in previous years.

b Rates may be overestimated due to undercount in the CPS denominators.

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

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

Table 1.29: National Management of Diabetes Table 1.30b: National Management of Diabetes

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