In 2016, 13,989 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 2016. In 2016, the number of deaths were 498, accounting for 1.1% of all registered deaths. The crude death rates for male and female were 7.3 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 2016, the age-specific death rates due to diabetes mellitus increased markedly after age 70.