Increasing Hospitalization and Death Possibly Due to Clostridium difficile Diarrheal Disease
Figure 2. Age-adjusted hospital discharge rates per 100,000 population by grouped discharge diagnosis for selected enteric pathogens, United States 1980-92. (Standardized to the 1970 U.S. population). Discharges were included if a selected enteric pathogen was among the first seven discharge diagnoses. The pathogen group was assigned according to the first pathogen listed.