This study was supported through the WWAMI Rural Health Research Center with funding from the federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, Public Health Service (Grant No. 5U1CRH00035-02). Additional resources were provided by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Clinical Research Center, National Institutes of Health. The authors would like to thank Pam Green, PhD, for calculating the comorbidity index used in this analysis as well as Dr. Joel Kaufman who provided data and assisted in estimates regarding the effect of air pollution. For further information, contact: Leighton Chan, MD, MPH, Rehabilitation Medicine Department, National Institutes of Health, Building 10, CRC, Room 1-1469, 10 Center Drive, MSC 1604, Bethesda, MD 20892-1604; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Geographic Differences in Use of Home Oxygen for Obstructive Lung Disease: A National Medicare Study
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© 2010 National Rural Health Association
The Journal of Rural Health
Volume 26, Issue 2, pages 139–145, Spring 2010
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Chan, L., Giardino, N., Rubenfeld, G., Baldwin, L.-M., Fordyce, M. A. and Hart, L. G. (2010), Geographic Differences in Use of Home Oxygen for Obstructive Lung Disease: A National Medicare Study. The Journal of Rural Health, 26: 139–145. doi: 10.1111/j.1748-0361.2010.00275.x
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- Version of Record online: 2 APR 2010
Table S1 Percent of Patients With an Oxygen Claim by State
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