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Table 3. Data Needs for Risk Adjustment (Risk Factors)
- Age, gender, race.
- Activities of daily living (ADLs).
- Cognitive defects.
- Physical impairment.
- Sensory impairment.
- Communication problems.
- Diagnosis at admission.
- Terminal prognosis.
- Socioeconomic status.
- Length of stay.
- Admission source (hospital and home).
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