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Table 1.132b
Percent of home health care patients who had to be admitted to the hospital, by State, 2005
State Number of providers Percent Standard error
United States 6,990 30.9 0.1
Alabama 140 31.7 0.7
Alaska 12 23.9 2.8
Arizona 67 25.0 0.9
Arkansas 161 35.1 0.8
California 540 25.2 0.4
Colorado 113 28.2 0.9
Connecticut 80 35.4 1.2
Delaware 14 27.6 2.2
District of Columbia 15 31.1 1.9
Florida 532 24.7 0.4
Georgia 95 30.2 0.9
Hawaii 14 25.2 1.7
Idaho 49 24.4 0.9
Illinois 304 30.3 0.6
Indiana 146 32.8 0.9
Iowa 162 34.8 0.9
Kansas 111 28.7 0.9
Kentucky 99 32.8 0.8
Louisiana 205 42.2 0.8
Maine 28 27.0 1.5
Maryland 45 24.9 0.8
Massachusetts 103 34.3 0.9
Michigan 257 27.3 0.4
Minnesota 163 32.7 1.0
Mississippi 54 37.5 1.3
Missouri 146 26.7 0.7
Montana 34 25.5 1.4
Nebraska 57 25.1 1.3
Nevada 50 26.7 0.9
New Hampshire 33 33.5 1.6
New Jersey 48 29.0 0.8
New Mexico 59 27.9 1.3
New York 183 39.6 1.3
North Carolina 162 30.8 0.6
North Dakota 25 23.0 2.1
Ohio 323 34.5 0.7
Oklahoma 187 37.2 0.8
Oregon 59 21.1 0.7
Pennsylvania 237 26.2 0.5
Rhode Island 21 30.6 1.4
South Carolina 65 32.3 0.8
South Dakota 34 22.4 1.9
Tennessee 133 33.6 0.7
Texas 1,127 35.6 0.3
Utah 46 22.7 1.0
Vermont 12 32.8 1.5
Virginia 150 27.5 0.6
Washington 57 22.0 0.6
West Virginia 57 27.9 1.0
Wisconsin 102 28.2 1.1
Wyoming 22 26.1 1.6

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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