Building the Evidence Base for the Medical Home: What Sample and Sample Size Do Studies Need?
October 2011AHRQ Publication No. 11-0100-EF
Prepared For: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850, www.ahrq.gov
Contract Number: HHSA290200900019I TO2
Prepared by: Mathematica Policy Research Princeton, NJ; Deborah Peikes, Mathematica Policy Research; Stacy Dale, Mathematica Policy Research; Eric Lundquist, Mathematica Policy Research; Janice Genevro, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; and David Meyers, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
|Population||Costs||Hospitalizations||Emergency Room Visits||Hospital Days|
|Source: Estimates compiled by authors. Appendix E provides more details. |
Note: n denotes the number of studies that were included in the average for each cell.
NA = not available.
|All, Privately Insured||3.73 (n=3)||4.7 (n=2)||2.83 (n=2)||NA|
|Chronically Ill, Privately Insured||2.50 (n=2)||3.18 (n=2)||2.21 (n=2)||5.80 (n=1)|
|All, Medicare||2.46 (n=3)||3.00 (n=1)||2.00 (n=1)||5.78 (n=1)|
|Chronically Ill, Medicare||1.64 (n=3)||1.99 (n=4)||2.75 (n=2)||3.07 (n=3)|