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Table 4 Monthly incidents of medical and surgical procedures relating to diabetic complications in the study cohort

From: Effects of a price cut reform on the cost and utilization of antidiabetic drugs in Korea: a national health insurance database study

  2009 April 2009 to March 2010 2010 April 2010 to March 2011 2011 April 2011 to March 2012 2012 April 2012 to March 2013
Episodes per 1000 patients Episodes per 1000 patients Annual growth (%) Episodes per 1000 patients Annual growth (%) Episodes per 1000 patients Annual growth (%)
diabetic retinopathy, monthly 0.27 0.29 + 0.02 (7%) 0.30 + 0.01 (3%) 0.30 0.0 (0%)
diabetic cataract, monthly 1.98 2.08 + 0.1 (5%) 2.19 + 0.11 (5%) 2.23 + 0.04 (2%)
diabetic nephropathy, monthly 0.47 0.67 + 0.2 (43%) 0.74 + 0.07 (10%) 0.75 + 0.01 (1%)
cardiovascular complications of diabetics, monthly 2.49 2.84 + 0.35 (14%) 2.90 + 0.06 (2%) 2.76 −0.14 (−5%)
diabetic foot lesions, monthly 0.40 0.53 + 0.13 (33%) 0.62 + 0.09 (17%) 0.68 + 0.06 (10%)