Table 19D: I/DD Subpopulation

Assessing the Health and Welfare of the HCBS Population

Table 19: Outcome Indicators by State Prevalence of Specific Disabilities, Age 65+, 2005a

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Table 19D: I/DD Subpopulation

Outcome IndicatorPercentage With
Sensory Disability
Percentage With
Physical Disability
Percentage With
Self-Care Disability
Percentage With
Mental Disability
Percentage With
Difficulty Going
Outside Home
>Median≤Median>Median≤Median>Median≤Median>Median≤Median>Median≤Median
Short-Term Complications of Diabetes214133196115178112180122179101
Asthma or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease811694781672789605743703795573
Congestive Heart Failure840587770545762453734552760427
Composite: Potentially Preventable Infection4,8574,2554,7294,1174,7223,8404,4914,3234,7993,583
    Bacterial Pneumonia3,0832,9113,0332,8833,1142,6592,9522,9633,1562,522
    Urinary Tract Infection1,7751,3451,6961,2331,6081,1811,5381,3591,6431,061
Infection Due to Device or Implant389275384230330260332272328257
Dehydration904623775625764574720671764556
Composite: ACSC Chronic Conditions2,5381,9292,3851,8112,3651,5782,2651,8692,3671,495
Composite: ACSC Acute Conditions3,8633,2153,6983,0923,6852,8303,5033,2423,7202,668
Composite: ACSC Overall6,4015,1446,0834,9036,0494,4085,7685,1116,0874,163
Pressure Ulcer1,8871,2251,7031,1151,5731,0841,5431,2231,589999
Injurious Falls88677769796177677763
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Notes: 

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 19D: I/DD Subpopulation: Assessing the Health and Welfare of the HCBS Population. December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/long-term-care/resources/hcbs/hcbsfindings/hcbsfindtab19d.html