Type 1 diabetes
There were around 63,700 hospitalisations where type 1 diabetes was recorded as the principal and/or additional diagnosis in 2017–18, with 15,700 as the principal diagnosis and 48,000 as an additional diagnosis.
Age and sex
In 2017–18, type 1 diabetes hospitalisation rates (as the principal diagnosis) were:
- similar among males and females overall (63 and 67 per 100,000 population, respectively).
- highest among young people aged 10–19 (96 and 118 per 100,000 for males and females, respectively) (Figure 2a).
Figure 2a: Type 1 diabetes hospitalisations (principal diagnosis), by age group and sex, 2017–18