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Table 1.141b
Percent of home health care patients who needed urgent, unplanned medical care, by State, 2005 and 2006
State 2006 2005
Number of providers Percent Standard error Number of providers Percent Standard error
Total 8,547 22.7 0.1 6984 22.6 0.1
Alabama 143 20.9 0.7 140 20.5 0.7
Alaska 15 22.6 2.5 12 24.7 3.2
Arizona 79 23.8 0.8 67 23.2 0.8
Arkansas 172 24.3 0.8 160 24.5 0.9
California 597 16.6 0.4 539 17.2 0.4
Colorado 136 24.5 0.8 113 24.7 0.8
Connecticut 84 28.8 1.1 80 27.8 1.1
Delaware 16 22.1 1.6 14 20.5 1.5
District of Columbia 21 25.4 2.5 15 29.6 3.0
Florida 730 17.3 0.4 532 17.9 0.4
Georgia 97 23.2 0.8 95 22.7 0.8
Hawaii 14 24.0 1.6 14 24.1 1.5
Idaho 48 23.6 1.1 49 21.9 0.8
Illinois 418 20.9 0.6 304 20.7 0.6
Indiana 175 24.5 0.8 146 24.3 0.9
Iowa 177 28.8 0.8 161 27.4 0.8
Kansas 132 21.2 0.8 111 22.0 0.9
Kentucky 101 25.7 0.9 99 25.5 0.9
Louisiana 219 26.4 1.0 205 25.8 1.0
Maine 29 23.2 1.7 28 22.6 1.6
Maryland 49 21.9 0.8 45 22.9 0.9
Massachusetts 121 27.0 1.0 103 26.4 0.9
Michigan 316 20.9 0.5 257 21.1 0.5
Minnesota 206 27.8 0.8 163 27.8 0.8
Mississippi 56 24.4 1.2 54 23.4 1.3
Missouri 162 23.1 0.7 146 22.2 0.6
Montana 35 20.8 1.2 34 22.8 1.4
Nebraska 65 21.2 1.1 57 20.7 1.1
Nevada 62 18.0 1.1 50 21.2 1.4
New Hampshire 36 26.4 1.8 33 27.7 1.8
New Jersey 50 23.2 0.9 48 22.8 1.0
New Mexico 67 24.3 1.2 59 24.2 1.2
New York 184 29.6 1.1 183 30.1 1.1
North Carolina 167 24.4 0.6 162 24.4 0.6
North Dakota 26 19.0 1.9 25 18.5 1.5
Ohio 439 28.6 0.7 322 27.3 0.7
Oklahoma 205 23.8 0.9 186 22.8 0.8
Oregon 57 21.2 0.8 59 20.2 0.7
Pennsylvania 285 20.3 0.5 237 20.6 0.5
Rhode Island 21 22.6 1.8 21 21.5 1.8
South Carolina 67 23.9 0.9 65 24.7 0.9
South Dakota 38 19.8 1.3 34 18.3 1.5
Tennessee 139 25.3 0.8 133 24.8 0.8
Texas 1,724 23.4 0.4 1126 22.5 0.4
Utah 56 19.9 0.8 46 20.0 0.9
Vermont 12 27.1 1.9 12 26.0 1.2
Virginia 173 23.2 0.7 150 22.5 0.7
Washington 60 20.6 0.7 57 19.7 0.8
West Virginia 61 25.4 1.3 57 24.4 1.1
Wisconsin 124 23.9 1.0 102 25.1 1.1
Wyoming 26 21.4 1.4 22 20.6 1.5

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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