Table 2—

Hospitalization rates and charges

PatientsHospitalizations per 100 person-yearsHospital charges per person-year
All patients18,40436.43$9,760
No educational visits15,93938.05$10,258
Any educational visit*2,46524.96$6,244
Any nutritionist visit*1,68321.06$4,744
Any diabetes class*1,05429.12$7,788
Any other health educator visit*33224.26$5,961
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    * These groups are not mutually exclusive.