Association of Race, Ethnicity, and Rurality With Major Leg Amputation or Death Among Medicare Beneficiaries Hospitalized With Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Examines the probability of amputation or death in patients with diabetic foot ulcers using 2013-2014 Medicare claims data of 124,487 patients. Includes demographic breakdowns by sex, race/ethnicity, rurality, Area Deprivation Index (ADI), patient history of chronic illness, and more.
Meghan B. Brennan, W. Ryan Powell, Farah Kaiksow
JAMA Network Open, 5(4)
Black or African American · Diabetes · Health disparities · Hispanic or Latino · Mortality · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · White