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Table 9—

Total health care expenditures by diabetes status, 2002 (in millions of dollars and % of U.S. total)

Cost componentPopulation with diabetes
Population without diabetesU.S. total
Attributable to diabetes
Incurred by people with diabetes
Millions of dollars% of U.S. totalMillions of dollars% of U.S. total
Hospital inpatient 40,337 76,245 18 354,970 (millions of dollars) 431,216 (millions of dollars) 
Nursing home 13,878 15 25,860 28 67,915 93,775 
Physician’s office 10,033 18,433 13 118,484 136,917 
Hospital outpatient 3,315 5,911 12 42,330 48,240 
Emergency 2,162 4,424 44,952 49,375 
Outpatient medication 5,516 9,636 15 55,074 64,710 
Home health 3,930 18 6,230 28 15,873 22,103 
Hospice care 543 14 1,020 26 2,960 3,981 
Ambulance services 146 281 10 2,433 2,714 
Insulin and delivery supplies 6,991 100 6,991 100 NA 6,991 
Oral agents 5,009 100 5,009 100 NA 5,009 
Total health care costs 91,861 11 160,041 19 704,991 865,032 
Cost componentPopulation with diabetes
Population without diabetesU.S. total
Attributable to diabetes
Incurred by people with diabetes
Millions of dollars% of U.S. totalMillions of dollars% of U.S. total
Hospital inpatient 40,337 76,245 18 354,970 (millions of dollars) 431,216 (millions of dollars) 
Nursing home 13,878 15 25,860 28 67,915 93,775 
Physician’s office 10,033 18,433 13 118,484 136,917 
Hospital outpatient 3,315 5,911 12 42,330 48,240 
Emergency 2,162 4,424 44,952 49,375 
Outpatient medication 5,516 9,636 15 55,074 64,710 
Home health 3,930 18 6,230 28 15,873 22,103 
Hospice care 543 14 1,020 26 2,960 3,981 
Ambulance services 146 281 10 2,433 2,714 
Insulin and delivery supplies 6,991 100 6,991 100 NA 6,991 
Oral agents 5,009 100 5,009 100 NA 5,009 
Total health care costs 91,861 11 160,041 19 704,991 865,032 
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