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Prevalence of Coronary Heart Disease in Medicare Beneficiaries with Diabetes, Aged 65 Years or Older, United States, 2013

Sex Age-adjusted Rate
(per 100)
Overall 46.8
Male 54.2
Female 40.4
Sex Age Group
(in years)
Coronary Heart Disease Estimated Cases
Attributable to DiabetesReports the estimated number of disease cases that are attributed to diabetes, which can be interpreted as the number of cases that would be reduced if diabetes were eliminated.
Total Cases Crude Rate
(per 100)
95% Confidence Interval
Lower Limit Upper Limit
Overall 65-74 2,895,923 41.7 41.7 41.8 1,520,100
75+ 3,121,082 52.4 52.4 52.5 1,104,970
Total 6,017,004 47.7 47.6 47.7 2,625,060
Male 65-74 1,675,605 48.6 48.5 48.6 823,360
75+ 1,574,499 60.3 60.3 60.4 501,220
Total 3,250,103 54.7 54.7 54.8 1,324,580
Female 65-74 1,220,318 35.0 34.9 35.1 696,730
75+ 1,546,583 46.4 46.3 46.5 603,740
Total 2,766,901 41.7 41.6 41.7 1,300,480

Data Source: 2013 Medicare Master Beneficiary Summary File

Note: Medicare analyses are restricted to adults aged 65 or older with full Fee-for-Service coverage during a 2-year period and then extrapolated to the entire Medicare population using a state/sex/age-specific multiplier.

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