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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Study Sample and Unit of Analysis

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  • Eight year panel data for 89 Iowa rural hospitals (rural PPS hospitals and CAHs)
  • Unit of analysis is hospital-year

Figure 1: Time Frame of Iowa Rural Hospitals CAH Conversion shows a change from 100% Iowa rural hospitals to mostly critical access hospitals (CAHs) from 1997 to 2005.

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