Table 2

Age- or sex-specified rates for diabetes-related preventable hospitalizations, by conditions, U.S., 1998 vs. 2006

1998 rate (%)2006 rate (%)P
Short-term complication
    18–44 years3.18 ± 0.272.73 ± 0.210.33
    45–64 years0.57 ± 0.030.51 ± 0.03<0.05
    65–74 years0.31 ± 0.020.21 ± 0.01<0.01
    ≥75 years0.49 ± 0.040.2 ± 0.02<0.01
    Men0.98 ± 0.050.82 ± 0.04<0.01
    Women0.86 ± 0.040.73 ± 0.04<0.01
Long-term complication
    18–44 years2.08 ± 0.181.54 ± 0.120.08
    45–64 years1.94 ± 0.111.56 ± 0.09<0.01
    65–74 years2.14 ± 0.141.68 ± 0.11<0.01
    ≥75 years3.01 ± 0.222.36 ± 0.17<0.01
    Men2.37 ± 0.121.88 ± 0.10<0.01
    Women2.03 ± 0.101.58 ± 0.08<0.01
Uncontrolled diabetes
    18–44 years1.10 ± 0.100.45 ± 0.04<0.01
    45–64 years0.54 ± 0.040.27 ± 0.02<0.01
    65–74 years0.50 ± 0.040.21 ± 0.02<0.01
    ≥75 years0.77 ± 0.060.27 ± 0.02<0.01
    Men0.65 ± 0.040.30 ± 0.02<0.01
    Women0.67 ± 0.050.28 ± 0.02<0.01
Lower-extremity amputations
    18–44 years0.34 ± 0.030.24 ± 0.02<0.05
    45–64 years0.71 ± 0.040.48 ± 0.03<0.01
    65–74 years0.94 ± 0.060.54 ± 0.04<0.01
    ≥75 years1.36 ± 0.100.66 ± 0.05<0.01
    Men1.03 ± 0.050.65 ± 0.03<0.01
    Women0.62 ± 0.030.33 ± 0.02<0.01
  • Data are rates ± SEM.