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Table 1.130b
Percent of home health care patients who have less shortness of breath, by State, 2005
State Number of providers Percent Standard error
United States 6,286 55.3 0.2
Alabama 139 56.7 1.0
Alaska 9 55.2 3.5
Arizona 65 62.2 0.9
Arkansas 132 45.2 1.5
California 515 60.0 0.6
Colorado 97 57.7 1.1
Connecticut 72 57.4 1.3
Delaware 13 59.7 1.9
District of Columbia 11 58.6 5.4
Florida 503 54.1 0.6
Georgia 91 58.2 1.4
Hawaii 13 69.0 1.8
Idaho 45 54.4 1.7
Illinois 286 60.1 0.8
Indiana 128 56.7 1.1
Iowa 123 51.2 1.1
Kansas 91 56.3 1.4
Kentucky 97 53.1 1.0
Louisiana 182 43.5 1.1
Maine 26 58.5 1.5
Maryland 44 64.4 1.3
Massachusetts 95 56.0 1.0
Michigan 252 61.4 0.6
Minnesota 112 53.5 1.2
Mississippi 53 54.1 1.5
Missouri 138 57.5 0.9
Montana 30 59.9 2.6
Nebraska 46 55.5 1.9
Nevada 47 59.8 1.9
New Hampshire 30 57.7 1.5
New Jersey 48 62.7 1.3
New Mexico 55 61.4 1.7
New York 152 58.4 0.9
North Carolina 157 60.4 0.7
North Dakota 22 61.0 2.9
Ohio 273 53.8 0.8
Oklahoma 165 44.9 1.3
Oregon 57 60.7 1.3
Pennsylvania 225 58.8 0.8
Rhode Island 20 60.2 1.7
South Carolina 61 63.5 1.1
South Dakota 24 56.8 2.6
Tennessee 129 55.2 1.1
Texas 954 48.3 0.6
Utah 45 63.3 1.4
Vermont 12 56.5 2.7
Virginia 143 58.0 1.1
Washington 56 61.5 1.1
West Virginia 56 55.2 1.3
Wisconsin 83 55.4 1.2
Wyoming 18 61.9 3.0

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Outcome and Assessment Information Set. Data were downloaded from http://www.medicare.gov/Download/DownloadDB.asp on March 31, 2006.

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