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Association of Race, Ethnicity, and Rurality With Major Leg Amputation or Death Among Medicare Beneficiaries Hospitalized With Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Description
Examines the probability of amputation or death in patients with diabetic foot ulcers using 2013-2014 Medicare claims data for 124,487 patients. Includes demographic breakdowns by sex, Black/African American, White, or Hispanic, rurality, Area Deprivation Index (ADI), patient history of chronic illness, and more.
Author(s)
Meghan B. Brennan, W. Ryan Powell, Farah Kaiksow
Citation
JAMA Network Open, 5(4)
Date
04/2022
Type
Document
Tagged as
Black or African American · Diabetes · Health disparities · Hispanic or Latino · Mortality · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · White