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207. Elderly Home Health Patients

[Number 934 represents 934,000. Covers the civilian population 65 years old and over who are home health care patients. For years 1992-96 age for patient 65 years and over is based on age at admission; for 1998 age of patient is based on age at the time of interview. Home health care is provided to individuals and families in their place of residence. Based on the National Home and Hospice Care Survey; see source for details]

 
CURRENT PATIENTS 1 DISCHARGES 2
ITEM
Number Number
(1,000) Percent (1,000) Percent
 
1992
   Total 65 years old and over 934 100.0 2,278 100.0
Received help with--
  Bathing or showering 525 56.2 1,045 45.9
  Dressing 458 49.0 897 39.3
  Eating 129 13.8 281 12.3
  Transferring in/out of a bed or chair 333 35.6 749 32.9
  Using the toilet room 249 26.6 565 24.8
 
  Doing light housework 359 38.4 595 26.1
  Managing money 33 3.5 35 1.5
  Shopping for groceries or clothes 147 15.7 190 8.3
  Using the telephone 38 4.1 77 3.4
  Preparing meals 229 24.5 403 17.7
  Taking medications 257 27.5 580 25.4
 
Primary source of payment of last billing:
  Private insurance 33 3.6 108 4.7
  Own income 27 2.9 38 1.7
  Medicare 666 71.3 1,898 83.3
  Medicaid 95 10.2 85 3.7
 
Services rendered last billing period:
  Skilled nursing 746 79.9 1,960 86.0
  Personal care 463 49.6 892 39.2
  Social services 88 9.4 274 12.0
  Counseling 23 2.5 86 3.8
  Medications 74 8.0 143 6.3
  Physical therapy 150 16.1 601 26.4
 
  Homemaker/companion services 106 11.4 103 4.5
  Referral services 24 2.6 46 2.0
  Dietary and nutrition services 20 2.1 43 1.9
  Physician services 20 2.1 44 1.9
 
  High tech care 8 0.9 19 0.8
  Occupational/vocational therapy 34 3.7 119 5.2
  Speech therapy/audiology 14 1.5 52 2.3
 
1993
   Total 65 years old and over 1,080 100.0 2,623 100.0
Received help with--
  Bathing or showering 589 54.5 1,060 40.4
  Dressing 509 47.1 873 33.3
  Eating 132 12.2 228 8.7
  Transferring in/out of a bed or chair 378 35.2 783 29.9
  Using the toilet room 287 26.5 533 20.3
 
  Doing light housework 412 38.2 631 24.1
  Managing money 22 2.1 21 0.8
  Shopping for groceries or clothes 147 13.6 197 7.5
  Using the telephone 37 3.4 35 1.3
  Preparing meals 275 25.4 429 16.4
  Taking medications 279 25.8 651 24.8
 
Primary source of payment of last billing:
  Private insurance 33 3.0 128 4.9
  Own income 25 2.3 40 1.5
  Medicare 817 75.6 2,236 85.3
  Medicaid 98 9.0 74 2.8
 
Services rendered last billing period:
  Skilled nursing 894 82.8 2,203 84.0
  Personal care 476 44.1 843 32.1
  Social services 124 11.5 299 11.4
  Counseling 44 4.1 118 4.5
  Medications 64 5.9 176 6.7
  Physical therapy 189 17.5 823 31.4
 
  Homemaker/companion services 201 18.6 274 10.5
  Referral services 20 1.8 52 2.0
  Dietary and nutrition services 27 2.5 71 2.7
  Physician services 17 1.6 40 1.5
 
  High tech care 13 1.2 51 1.9
  Occupational/vocational therapy 40 3.7 133 5.1
  Speech therapy/audiology 15 1.3 41 1.6
 
1994
   Total 65 years old and over 1,380 100.0 3,827 100.0
Received help with--
  Bathing or showering 747 54.1 1,580 41.3
  Dressing 632 45.8 1,308 34.2
  Eating 127 9.2 223 5.8
  Transferring in/out of a bed or chair 436 31.6 1,048 27.4
  Using the toilet room 337 24.4 760 19.9
 
  Doing light housework 564 40.9 918 24.0
  Managing money 27 2.0 40 1.1
  Shopping for groceries or clothes 253 18.3 454 11.9
  Using the telephone 47 3.4 41 1.1
  Preparing meals 351 25.5 729 19.0
  Taking medications 340 24.7 756 19.7
 
Primary source of payment of last billing:
  Private insurance 26 1.9 316 8.2
  Own income 63 4.6 116 3.0
  Medicare 1,005 72.8 3,069 80.2
  Medicaid 121 8.7 109 2.8
 
Services rendered last billing period:
  Skilled nursing 1,122 81.3 3,303 86.3
  Personal care 586 42.4 1,177 30.8
  Social services 125 9.0 368 9.6
  Counseling 48 3.5 166 4.3
  Medications 74 5.4 190 5.0
  Physical therapy 232 16.8 934 24.4
 
  Homemaker/companion services 322 23.4 612 16.0
  Referral services 21 1.5 66 1.7
  Dietary and nutrition services 44 3.2 76 2.0
  Physician services 16 1.2 49 1.3
 
  High tech care 14 1.0 40 1.0
  Occupational/vocational therapy 39 2.8 164 4.3
  Speech therapy/audiology 17 1.2 47 1.2
 
1996
   Total 65 years old and over 1,753 100.0 5,138 100.0
Received help with--
  Bathing or showering 933 53.2 1,896 36.9
  Dressing 804 45.8 1,707 33.2
  Eating 162 9.2 347 6.7
  Transferring in/out of a bed or chair 519 29.6 1,296 25.2
  Using the toilet room 396 22.6 963 18.7
 
  Doing light housework 682 38.9 1,216 23.7
  Managing money 49 2.8 29 0.6
  Shopping for groceries or clothes 247 14.1 475 9.2
  Using the telephone 47 2.7 76 1.5
  Preparing meals 404 23.0 639 12.4
  Taking medications 410 23.4 855 16.6
 
Primary source of payment: 3
  Private insurance 64 3.7 724 13.4
  Own income 36 2.0 18 0.3
  Medicare 1,396 79.6 3,612 66.7
  Medicaid 123 7.0 693 12.8
 
Services rendered: 4
  Nursing services 1,476 84.2 4,505 87.7
  Social services 186 10.6 633 12.3
  Counseling 40 2.3 83 1.6
  Medications 171 9.8 368 7.2
  Physical therapy 348 19.8 1,524 29.7
 
  Homemaker-household services 493 28.1 967 18.8
  Nutrition services 58 3.3 99 1.9
  Physician services 64 3.7 110 2.1
  Occupational therapy 86 4.9 286 5.6
  Speech therapy/audiology 27 1.6 86 1.7
 
1998
   Total 65 years old and over 1,293 100.0 5,301 100.0
Received help with--
  Bathing or showering 645 49.9 2,152 40.6
  Dressing 554 42.8 1,784 33.7
  Eating 115 8.9 330 6.2
  Transferring in/out of a bed or chair 352 27.2 1,225 23.1
  Using the toilet room 269 20.8 921 17.4
 
  Doing light housework 471 36.4 1,173 22.1
  Managing money 5 26 5 2.0 (5) (5)
  Shopping for groceries or clothes 176 13.6 192 3.6
  Using the telephone 48 3.7 75 1.4
  Preparing meals 261 20.2 515 9.7
  Taking medications 228 17.6 655 12.4
 
Primary source of payment: 3
  Private insurance 52 4.0 310 5.9
  Own income 69 5.4 84 1.6
  Medicare 953 73.8 4,659 87.9
  Medicaid 141 10.9 186 3.5
 
Services rendered: 4
  Nursing services 1,015 78.6 4,800 90.5
  Social services 151 11.7 714 13.5
  Counseling 70 5.4 191 3.6
  Medications 66 5.1 252 4.8
  Physical therapy 277 21.5 1,664 31.4
 
  Homemaker-household services 312 24.2 587 11.1
  Nutrition services 49 3.8 118 2.2
  Physician services 28 2.2 87 1.6
  Occupational therapy 68 5.3 399 7.5
  Speech therapy/audiology (5) (5) 5 73 5 1.4



1 Patients on the rolls of the agency as of midnight the day prior to the survey.
2 Patients removed from the rolls of the agency during the 12 months prior to the day of the survey. A patient could be included more than once if the individual had more than one episode of care during the year.
3 For current patients, the expected source; for discharges the actual source for the entire episode.
4 For current patients, services currently being provided; for discharges services provided during the 30 days prior to discharge.
5 Figure does not meet standard of reliability or precision.

Source: U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, Vital and Health Statistics, Advance Data, Nos. 259, 272, 279, 297 and 309; and unpublished data.

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/



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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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