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Physician Visits by Adults Aged 18 and Older Due to Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders,* by Sex, 2006

Physician Visits by Adults Aged 18 and Older Due to Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders, by Sex, 2006
Disorders Percent of Visits
Female Male
Disorders of the Thyroid Gland 0.8 0.3
Disorders of Other Endocrine Glands 3.1 4.0
Metabolic and Immunity Disorders 1.9 2.7

*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, 2006. Analysis conducted by the Maternal and Child Health Information Resource Center.

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