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Home Health Facts Major Disease Burden Major Causes of Death Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes Mellitus

In 2015, 13,731 inpatient discharges and deaths were related to diabetes mellitus, accounting for 0.7% of all inpatient discharges and deaths.



Diabetes mellitus was the tenth leading cause of death for both sexes in year 2015. In 2015, the number of deaths were 492, accounting for 1.1% of all registered deaths. The crude death rates for male and female were 7.2 and 6.4 per 100,000 population of respective sex.



A decreasing trend was observed in the age-standardized death rate due to diabetes mellitus since year 2001.



In 2015, the age-specific death rates due to diabetes mellitus increased markedly after age 70.