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Table 1.138b
Percent of home health care patients who are short of breath less often, by State, 2005 and 2006
State 2006 2005
Number of providers Percent Standard error Number of providers Percent Standard error
Total 8,547 56.4 0.2 6286 55.3 0.2
Alabama 143 59.5 1.0 139 56.7 1.0
Alaska 15 58.6 3.0 9 55.2 3.5
Arizona 79 62.7 1.0 65 62.2 0.9
Arkansas 172 47.3 1.4 132 45.2 1.5
California 597 61.7 0.6 515 60.0 0.6
Colorado 136 60.3 1.0 97 57.7 1.1
Connecticut 84 57.3 1.2 72 57.4 1.3
Delaware 16 58.0 3.5 13 59.7 1.9
District of Columbia 21 54.6 8.2 11 58.6 5.4
Florida 730 56.1 0.6 503 54.1 0.6
Georgia 97 60.6 1.3 91 58.2 1.4
Hawaii 14 70.6 2.3 13 69.0 1.8
Idaho 48 54.1 2.0 45 54.4 1.7
Illinois 418 57.9 0.9 286 60.1 0.8
Indiana 175 57.3 1.0 128 56.7 1.1
Iowa 177 52.5 1.1 123 51.2 1.1
Kansas 132 57.1 1.4 91 56.3 1.4
Kentucky 101 56.6 1.1 97 53.1 1.0
Louisiana 219 45.1 1.2 182 43.5 1.1
Maine 29 60.8 1.8 26 58.5 1.5
Maryland 49 66.9 1.5 44 64.4 1.3
Massachusetts 121 58.5 1.1 95 56.0 1.0
Michigan 316 61.8 0.7 252 61.4 0.6
Minnesota 206 54.3 1.2 112 53.5 1.2
Mississippi 56 56.7 1.7 53 54.1 1.5
Missouri 162 58.5 1.0 138 57.5 0.9
Montana 35 57.9 2.7 30 59.9 2.6
Nebraska 65 58.7 1.7 46 55.5 1.9
Nevada 62 61.1 1.7 47 59.8 1.9
New Hampshire 36 60.5 1.6 30 57.7 1.5
New Jersey 50 65.2 1.1 48 62.7 1.3
New Mexico 67 63.0 1.6 55 61.4 1.7
New York 184 59.6 0.9 152 58.4 0.9
North Carolina 167 61.8 0.8 157 60.4 0.7
North Dakota 26 63.2 3.6 22 61.0 2.9
Ohio 439 55.9 0.8 273 53.8 0.8
Oklahoma 205 47.2 1.3 165 44.9 1.3
Oregon 57 60.7 1.3 57 60.7 1.3
Pennsylvania 285 59.8 0.7 225 58.8 0.8
Rhode Island 21 64.1 1.6 20 60.2 1.7
South Carolina 67 64.9 1.1 61 63.5 1.1
South Dakota 38 56.3 2.7 24 56.8 2.6
Tennessee 139 57.8 1.0 129 55.2 1.1
Texas 1,724 48.0 0.6 954 48.3 0.6
Utah 56 64.9 1.7 45 63.3 1.4
Vermont 12 60.4 1.6 12 56.5 2.7
Virginia 173 59.7 1.0 143 58.0 1.1
Washington 60 62.3 1.2 56 61.5 1.1
West Virginia 61 57.8 1.2 56 55.2 1.3
Wisconsin 124 59.2 1.4 83 55.4 1.2
Wyoming 26 57.9 3.1 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, for the 2005 estimates and on April 26, 2007 for the 2006 estimates.

 

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