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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 days 5,207 13,838 21,293 40,337 
 Nursing home days 2,552 5,528 5,798 13,878 
Outpatient care     
 Office-based physician encounters 1,851 2,678 5,505 10,033 
 Emergency department encounters 151 439 1,572 2,162 
 Hospital outpatient and free-standing ambulatory surgical center encounters 26 1,345 1,944 3,315 
 Home health visits 133 524 3,273 3,930 
 Hospice care days 46 492 543 
Other expenditures     
 Ambulance services 28 40 77 146 
 Outpatient medication 756 1,991 2,769 5,516 
 Oral agents 533 2,318 2,157 5,009 
 Insulin and delivery supplies 1,355 2,891 2,745 6,991 
Total 12,596 31,640 47,626 91,861 
Type of serviceAge (years)
Total
<4545–64≥65
Institutional care     
 Hospital inpatient days 5,207 13,838 21,293 40,337 
 Nursing home days 2,552 5,528 5,798 13,878 
Outpatient care     
 Office-based physician encounters 1,851 2,678 5,505 10,033 
 Emergency department encounters 151 439 1,572 2,162 
 Hospital outpatient and free-standing ambulatory surgical center encounters 26 1,345 1,944 3,315 
 Home health visits 133 524 3,273 3,930 
 Hospice care days 46 492 543 
Other expenditures     
 Ambulance services 28 40 77 146 
 Outpatient medication 756 1,991 2,769 5,516 
 Oral agents 533 2,318 2,157 5,009 
 Insulin and delivery supplies 1,355 2,891 2,745 6,991 
Total 12,596 31,640 47,626 91,861 
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