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Table 2 Hospitalization incidence according to age group

From: Diabetes mellitus hospitalization and mortality rate according to a national database in Brazil: a longitudinal study

Range age Hospitalization Length of stay
Frequency (%) p-value Mean ± SD p-value
20–29a 63,232 (4.1) < 0.0001 b c d e f g 5.8 ± 0.1 < 0.05 b c d e f g
30–39b 95,568 (6.1) < 0.0001 a c d e f g 6.0 ± 0.2 < 0.05 a c d e
40–49c 180,601 (11.6) < 0.0001 a b d e f 6.2 ± 0.2 < 0.05 a b d f g
50–59d 329,103 (21.1) < 0.0001 a b c e g 6.4 ± 0.3 < 0.05 a b c f g
60–69e 397,121 (25.5) < 0.0001 a b c d f g 6.3 ± 0.3 < 0.05 a b f g
70–79f 322,043 (20.6) < 0.0001 a b c e g 6.0 ± 0.3 < 0.05 a c d e
80- > 80g 172,392 (11.1) < 0.0001 a b d e f 5.9 ± 0.1 < 0.05 a c d e
Total 1,560,060 (100)   6.2 ± 0.2  
  1. Values are expressed in absolute numbers, percentage (%) and mean ± standard deviation. a20–29 years; b30–39 years; c40–49 years; d 50–59 year; e60–69 years; f70–79 years and g80- > 80 years; expressing statistically significant differences among regions and length of stay by two-way ANOVA with pos hoc Tukey (p < 0.05). Source: Ministry of Health - SUS Hospital Information System (SIH/SUS)