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Table 1.140b
Percent of home health care patients who had to be admitted to the hospital, by State, 2005 and 2006
State 2006 2005
Number of providers Percent Standard error Number of providers Percent Standard error
Total 8,547 31.4 0.1 6990 30.9 0.1
Alabama 143 31.5 0.8 140 31.7 0.7
Alaska 15 23.0 2.3 12 23.9 2.8
Arizona 79 26.0 0.9 67 25.0 0.9
Arkansas 172 35.4 0.8 161 35.1 0.8
California 597 25.5 0.4 540 25.2 0.4
Colorado 136 27.6 0.9 113 28.2 0.9
Connecticut 84 35.5 1.2 80 35.4 1.2
Delaware 16 28.9 2.3 14 27.6 2.2
District of Columbia 21 27.7 2.7 15 31.1 1.9
Florida 730 25.0 0.3 532 24.7 0.4
Georgia 97 29.5 0.9 95 30.2 0.9
Hawaii 14 23.9 1.7 14 25.2 1.7
Idaho 48 24.9 1.1 49 24.4 0.9
Illinois 418 31.7 0.6 304 30.3 0.6
Indiana 175 33.0 0.9 146 32.8 0.9
Iowa 177 34.2 0.9 162 34.8 0.9
Kansas 132 28.1 1.0 111 28.7 0.9
Kentucky 101 33.4 0.8 99 32.8 0.8
Louisiana 219 42.9 0.8 205 42.2 0.8
Maine 29 26.9 1.5 28 27.0 1.5
Maryland 49 24.3 0.8 45 24.9 0.8
Massachusetts 121 34.8 1.0 103 34.3 0.9
Michigan 316 27.6 0.4 257 27.3 0.4
Minnesota 206 32.9 1.0 163 32.7 1.0
Mississippi 56 39.3 1.3 54 37.5 1.3
Missouri 162 28.5 0.8 146 26.7 0.7
Montana 35 24.1 1.4 34 25.5 1.4
Nebraska 65 25.9 1.2 57 25.1 1.3
Nevada 62 26.3 0.9 50 26.7 0.9
New Hampshire 36 32.4 1.6 33 33.5 1.6
New Jersey 50 28.7 0.9 48 29.0 0.8
New Mexico 67 27.4 1.3 59 27.9 1.3
New York 184 40.0 1.3 183 39.6 1.3
North Carolina 167 30.9 0.5 162 30.8 0.6
North Dakota 26 21.8 1.8 25 23.0 2.1
Ohio 439 36.4 0.7 323 34.5 0.7
Oklahoma 205 38.7 0.8 187 37.2 0.8
Oregon 57 21.7 0.7 59 21.1 0.7
Pennsylvania 285 25.3 0.5 237 26.2 0.5
Rhode Island 21 31.8 1.4 21 30.6 1.4
South Carolina 67 33.0 0.9 65 32.3 0.8
South Dakota 38 21.0 1.5 34 22.4 1.9
Tennessee 139 34.1 0.7 133 33.6 0.7
Texas 1,724 36.8 0.3 1127 35.6 0.3
Utah 56 22.1 1.0 46 22.7 1.0
Vermont 12 31.4 1.4 12 32.8 1.5
Virginia 173 28.5 0.6 150 27.5 0.6
Washington 60 22.0 0.6 57 22.0 0.6
West Virginia 61 29.1 1.1 57 27.9 1.0
Wisconsin 124 28.1 1.0 102 28.2 1.1
Wyoming 26 27.2 2.1 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, for the 2005 estimates and on April 26, 2007 for the 2006 estimates.

 

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