Table 17D: I/DD Subpopulation

Assessing the Health and Welfare of the HCBS Population

Table 17: Outcome Indicators by State Prevalence of Chronic Conditions, 2005a

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Table 17D: I/DD Subpopulation

Outcome IndicatorPrevalence of
Prevalence of
Asthma in Adults
Prevalence of
Cardiovascular Disease
Prevalence of
High Blood Pressure
Prevalence of
Serious Mental Illness
Short-Term Complications of Diabetes171130141169183138167130218129
Asthma or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease808598788665825663758661824690
Congestive Heart Failure751507668644796567719528842580
Composite: Potentially Preventable Infection4,8283,7814,7184,1294,9024,1104,5264,2004,8174,269
    Bacterial Pneumonia3,1752,6183,2342,6903,1352,8442,9752,9223,0272,934
    Urinary Tract Infection1,6521,1631,4841,4391,7671,2661,5521,2781,7911,335
Infection Due to Device or Implant323279301311369266319279414267
Composite: ACSC Chronic Conditions2,3531,6902,1292,0602,4291,8802,2381,8022,5681,908
Composite: ACSC Acute Conditions3,7262,8683,5333,2523,8153,1203,4813,2083,8313,228
Composite: ACSC Overall6,0794,5585,6625,3126,2455,0005,7195,0116,3995,136
Pressure Ulcer1,6191,0711,3671,4401,7491,1851,4981,2171,8901,213
Injurious Falls81609055926080578868
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ACSC = ambulatory care-sensitive condition; HCBS = home and community-based services; I/DD = intellectual and development disabilities; SMI = serious mental illness.

a. All outcome indicators expressed as potentially avoidable hospital stays per 100,000 persons in the HCBS population. HCBS population for outcome indicators excludes: individuals under age 18; people with only institutional use in a given quarter; people on managed care plans; and persons in the States of Arizona, Maine, Washington, and Wisconsin.

Dually eligible = dually eligible for Medicaid and Medicare. Eligibility for Medicare defined as inclusion in Medicare denominator file.

Medicaid only = part of Medicaid HCBS population but not enrolled in Medicare.

HCBS subpopulations of I/DD, SMI, Under 65 Without I/DD or SMI, and 65+ are defined as in the Appendix.

Median is defined as the value at which half of States are below and half of States are above.

Source for Outcome Indicators: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Medicaid Analytic eXtract (MAX) data, and Medicare Provider Analysis and Review (MedPAR) data.

Sources for column heading data are described in the Appendix.

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Page last reviewed December 2012
Internet Citation: Table 17D: I/DD Subpopulation: Assessing the Health and Welfare of the HCBS Population. December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.