|SOURCE: HUD administrative data linked to MDS.
NOTES: Chi square tests of significance were conducted on Medicaid/Medicare status and intent to make transition; two-sample t-tests for significance were conducted on all other variables.
- Heart/circulatory conditions include anemia, dysrhythmia, coronary artery disease, deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolus, heart failure, hypertension, hypotension, peripheral vascular disease, and peripheral arterial disease.
- Infections include multidrug-resistant organisms, pneumonia, septicemia, tuberculosis, urinary tract infection, viral hepatitis, and wound infection.
- Metabolic conditions include diabetes and thyroid disorder.
- Musculoskeletal conditions include arthritis, osteoporosis, and fracture.
- Cognitive conditions include Alzheimer's disease, aphasia, and dementia.
- Motor conditions include cerebral palsy and paralysis.
- Neurological conditions include stroke, multiple sclerosis, seizure disorder, epilepsy, and traumatic brain injury.
- Psychological conditions include anxiety, depression, manic depression, and schizophrenia.
- Vision adequacy is defined as ability to see fine detail in adequate light with the aid of visual appliances.
- Hearing adequacy is defined as ability to hear in normal conversation with hearing appliances.
- Activity of daily living independence is self-reported and defined as capability to complete an activity without help or oversight.
*Indicates characteristic is statistically different from that of NED2 voucher users at the 10% level.
**Indicates characteristic is statistically different from that of NED2 voucher users at the 5% level.
***Indicates characteristic is statistically different from that of NED2 voucher users at the 1% level.