|Table 2: Number and weighted percent with ambulatory care sensitive hospitalizations by multimorbidity among Medicare beneficiaries Medicare current beneficiary survey, 2000–2005.|
|Note: Based on 8,963 Medicare beneficiaries who were followed for 3 years and were first interviewed either in 2000, 2001, 2002, or 2003 and not enrolled in Medicare Health Maintenance organizations during the observation years. |
Asterisks represent significant group differences between multimorbidity categories and preventable hospitalizations based on chi-square tests.
ACSH: ambulatory care sensitive hospitalizations; Wt: weighted
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