Table 18D: I/DD Subpopulation

Assessing the Health and Welfare of the HCBS Population

Table 18: Outcome Indicators by State Prevalence of Any Disability, 2005a

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Outcome IndicatorPercentage of
Population 18-64
With Any Disability
Percentage of
Population 65+
With Any Disability
Percentage of
Population 18-64
Receiving SSDI
Percentage of
State Population
Diagnosed With
Mental Retardation
and Receiving SSDI 
Short-Term Complications of Diabetes191137188130167139182138
Asthma or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease838669745711821603830658
Congestive Heart Failure841562745589737551786572
Composite: Potentially Preventable Infection4,9474,1524,5184,3434,7573,9814,8914,113
    Bacterial Pneumonia3,1592,8552,9012,9993,1502,7093,1672,822
    Urinary Tract Infection1,7881,2961,6181,3441,6071,2721,7241,292
Infection Due to Device or Implant385266370258322285378259
Composite: ACSC Chronic Conditions2,5061,8862,2921,9452,3061,8202,4091,890
Composite: ACSC Acute Conditions3,8293,1693,5563,2663,6243,0893,7513,157
Composite: ACSC Overall6,3355,0555,8485,2115,9304,9086,1615,048
Pressure Ulcer1,7571,2271,6531,2181,5371,2331,6721,232
Injurious Falls8865707590509459


ACSC = ambulatory care-sensitive condition; HCBS = home and community-based services; I/DD = intellectual and development disabilities; SMI = serious mental illness; SSDI = Social Security Disability Income.

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.

Source data uses the term mental retardation. Elsewhere in this report we refer to this condition as part of the I/DD subpopulation.

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 18D: I/DD Subpopulation: Assessing the Health and Welfare of the HCBS Population. December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.