Physician Visits by Adults Aged 18 and Older Due to Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders,* by Sex, 2005
|Disorders||Rate per 100 Visits|
|Disorders of the Thyroid Gland||1.5||0.7|
|Disorders of Other Endocrine Glands||3.1||3.9|
|Metabolic and Immunity Disorders||2.0||2.9|
*Based on ICD-9-CM codes for disorders of the thyroid gland: 240-246; disorders of other endocrine glands: 250-259; other metabolic and immunity disorders: 270-279.↑
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: 2005 . Analysis conducted by the Maternal and Child Health Information Resource Center.