Table 7—

Health care expenditures attributable to diabetes in the U.S., by age and type of service, 2002 (in millions of dollars)

Type of serviceAge (years)
Total
<4545–64≥65
Institutional care
 Hospital inpatient days5,20713,83821,29340,337
 Nursing home days2,5525,5285,79813,878
Outpatient care
 Office-based physician encounters1,8512,6785,50510,033
 Emergency department encounters1514391,5722,162
 Hospital outpatient and free-standing ambulatory surgical center encounters261,3451,9443,315
 Home health visits1335243,2733,930
 Hospice care days546492543
Other expenditures
 Ambulance services284077146
 Outpatient medication7561,9912,7695,516
 Oral agents5332,3182,1575,009
 Insulin and delivery supplies1,3552,8912,7456,991
Total12,59631,64047,62691,861