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Table 2. Cross-sectional Comparison of Means of PSIs between Rural PPS and CAHs, 1997 to 2004

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Year Hospital categories Number of Hospitals PSI-5 PSI-6 PSI-7 PSI-15 Composite score of 4 PSIs
1997 Rural PPS 89 0.04 0.47 0.83 2.44 1.93
1998 Rural PPS 89 0.05 0.27 0.36 2.72 2.04
1999 Rural PPS 88 0.02 0.3 0.69 2.99 2.29
Critical access hospital (CAH) 1 0 0 0 0 0
2000 Rural PPS 78 0.06 0.36 0.6 3.09 2.35*
CAH 11 0 0 0.41 2.12 1.58*
2001 Rural PPS 57 0.07 0.21** 0.69 2.65 2.03
CAH 32 0 0.07** 1.17 2.24 1.8
2002 Rural PPS 45 0.04 0.23 0.64** 2.00** 1.56**
CAH 44 0.21 0.34 0.14** 1.89** 1.41**
2003 Rural PPS 34 0.01 0.46** 0.88** 2.38** 1.89**
CAH 55 0.06 0.26** 0.41** 1.89** 1.45**
2004 Rural PPS 23 0.12* 0.29** 0.54** 2.68** 2.04**
CAH 66 0.06* 0.14** 0.17** 1.46** 1.09**

* Significant difference in PSIs between rural PPS and CAH at p ≤ 0.10 (Wilcoxon rank sumtest)
** Significant difference in PSIs between rural PPS and CAH at p ≤ 0.05 (Wilcoxon rank sumtest)


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