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Table 1.27a
Hospital admissions for lower extremity amputations in patients with diabetes per 1,000 population, United States, 1998-2000 and 2001-2003
    2001-2003 1998-2000
Population group Ratea Standard error Ratea Standard error
Total   4.8 0.3 6.0 0.4
Age (not age adjusted) 0-17 DSU DSU DSU DSU
18-44 2.5 0.3 3.5 0.6
45-64 5.0 0.4 6.3 0.6
65 and over 7.9 0.7 9.7 0.7
Raceb American Indian or Alaska Native only DSU DSU DSU DSU
Asian only DSU DSU DNC DNC
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU DSU DNC DNC
Black only 5.3 0.6 7.3 0.9
White only 3.7 0.3 4.4 0.4
Gender Male 6.4 0.4 7.7 0.6
Female 3.2 0.3 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 for specific population are not collected.

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 and National Health Interview Survey.

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