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Table 1.26a: Hospital admissions for lower extremity amputations in patients with diabetes per 1,000 population, United States, 1997-1999 and 1999-2001

  1999-2001 1997-1999
Population group Rateb Standard error Rateb Standard error
Total 5.6 0.4 6.6 0.4
Age (not age adjusted)        
    0-17 DSU DSU DSU DSU
    18-44 2.3 0.4 3.3 0.6
    45-64 6.2 0.6 7.1 0.6
    65 and over 9.4 0.8 10.4 0.7
    American Indian or Alaska Native only DSU DSU DSU DSU
    Asian or Pacific Islander only DSU DSU DSU DSU
        Asian only DSU DSU DSU DSU
        Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU DSU DSU DSU
    Black or African American only 5.6 0.7 8.2 1.1
    White only 4.4 0.4 4.5 0.4
    Male 7.4 0.6 9.2 0.7
    Female 3.9 0.3 4.1 0.3

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

b Rates are age adjusted.

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.


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