Comparison of Utilization Rates per 1,000 Diabetics & General Population, U.S., 1997

Utilization per General 1,000 Population Population Diabetics

Inpatient Discharges* 97 417

Inpatient Days* 567 2,780

ER Visits 397 1,344

Physician Office Visits 3,404 10,360

Home Health Visits** 7,015 18,718

Skilled Nursing Discharges** 45 140

Skilled Nursing Days** 1,310 4,617

*Excluding newborns **Rates represent 65+ population only