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Table 2 Summary of the prevalence and incidence findings for the outcomes of interest

From: Diabetes-related foot disease in Australia: a systematic review of the prevalence and incidence of risk factors, disease and amputation in Australian populations

Summary results by population Risk factors     DFD DFD-related amputation
Peripheral Neuropathy [10, 18, 25, 29, 32, 35] PAD [10, 18, 21, 25, 26, 29, 32, 35] Previous foot ulcer [10, 25, 29, 35] Previous amputation [25, 29] Foot deformity [27, 29]   Foot ulcer [18, 27, 34, 35] Foot infection [19, 27, 29] Total [11, 20, 21, 24, 26, 28, 31, 33] Minor [11, 19, 23, 24, 28] Major [11, 19, 22,23,24, 28]
Prevalence
 General population  
 Community dwelling diabetes populationa 10.0–58.2% 10.3–29.2% 0.5–2.1%   1.2–1.5%
 Inpatient diabetes populationa 43.3% 35.3% 20.3% 9.3% 30.5%   15.1% 7.0% 1.4–5.8%
Incidence
 General population   79 hospitalisations /100,000 14.0–17.8 /100,000 12.0–24.0 /100,000 5.8–9.3 /100,000
 Community dwelling diabetes populationa 5.2–36.6^ hospitalisations /1000 5.2–7.2
/1000
3.5–4.8 /1000 1.7–2.4
/1000
 Inpatient diabetes populationa
  1. aThis population contains a range from outcomes in populations that included all diabetes, type 2 and/or type 1 diabetes. ^This range also includes aggregated DFD outcome hospitalisations
  2. DFD diabetic foot disease; DFU diabetic foot ulcer; NS not stated; NT Northern Territory; PAD peripheral artery disease; PY person years; Qld Queensland; Vic Victoria; WA Western Australia