Table 2

Distribution of home- and community-based services (HCBS) variables
HCBS Variables Mean SD
GO TO SENIOR CENTER 0.23 0.40
MEALS ON WHEELS DELIVERED TO HOME 0.06 0.23
EAT AT SENIOR CENTER/FACILITY 0.13 0.32
RECEIVED SKILLED NURSING CARE 0.17 0.35
RECEIVED PHYSICAL THERAPY 0.10 0.29
RECEIVED OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY 0.04 0.17
RECEIVED SPEECH THERAPY 0.01 0.10
RECEIVED DIALYSIS 0.00 0.04
RECEIVED TUBE FEEDING 0.00 0.06
RECEIVED PERSONAL ASSISTANT SERVICES 0.09 0.27
RECEIVED HOMEMAKER/COMPANION SERVICES 0.06 0.22
RECEIVED OXYGEN / RESPIRATORY THERAPY 0.00 0.05
RECEIVED HOSPICE CARE 0.00 0

Note. All data from The Second Longitudinal Study of Aging—Wave 2 Survivor Data File (Version SF1.2, June 2002) [Data file]. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. Available from http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/about/otheract/aging/lsoa2.htm webcite.

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