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Table 1.32
Hospital admissions for lower extremity amputations in patients with diabetes per 1,000 population, United States, 1998-2000 and 2003-2005
Population group 2003-2005 1998-2000
Ratea Standard error Ratea Standard error
Total   4.1 0.2 6.0 0.4
Age, not age adjusted 0-17 DSU DSU DSU DSU
18-44 2.3 0.4 3.5 0.6
45-64 4.4 0.3 6.3 0.6
65 and over 6.0 0.4 9.7 0.7
Asian only DSU DSU DSU DSU
Black only 5.9 0.7 7.3 0.9
White only 2.8 0.3 4.4 0.4
Gender Male 5.6 0.4 7.7 0.6
Female 2.6 0.2 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.

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

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander.

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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