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Table 3 Summary of burden of illness of DFU in Canada in 2011, including prevalence, incidence, resource utilization and costs

From: Economic burden of illness associated with diabetic foot ulcers in Canada

Epidemiology: n
 Prevalent cases 25,597
 Prevalence rates per 100,000 75.1
 Incident cases 14,449
 Incidence rates per 100,000 42.4
Resource utilization: n
Admissions 16,863
ER/Clinic visits 72,462
Interventions 26,493
Amputations 6,036
Cost: $ millions (2011 CAD$)
Total acute institutional care $358.6
Admissions $320.5
ER/Clinic visits $19.1
Interventions $19.0
Home care $125.4
Long term care – current residents $51.7
Long term care – new residents $11.4
Total cost $547.0
Average cost per prevalent case $21,371