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Table 2 Characteristics of eligible patients who did not complete ACC compared to ACC intervention group

From: Optimizing care coordination to address social determinants of health needs for dual-use veterans

  Eligible Patients Who Did Not Complete ACC Intervention ACC
  (N = 299) (N = 161)
Patient Factors
Age (Mean (SD)) 65.42 (13.57) 63.47 (15.97)
Sex = Female (%) 16 (5.4) 16 (9.9)
Race (%)
White 224 (74.9) 132 (82.0)
Black 56 (18.7) 19 (11.8)
Other 6 (2.0) 4 (2.5)
Unknown 13 (4.3) 6 (3.7)
Urban, Rural, Highly Rural (%)
Urban 208 (69.6) 129 (80.1)
Rural 81 (27.1) 32 (19.9)
Highly Rural 10 (3.3) 0 (0.0)
Elixhauser Comorbidity Index
Hypertension = 1(%) 221 (73.9) 100 (62.1)
Congestive Heart Failure = 1(%) 87 (29.1) 18 (11.2)
Chronic Pulmonary Disease = 1(%) 131 (43.8) 48 (29.8)
Diabetes without Chronic Complication = 1(%) 86 (28.8) 42 (26.1)
Diabetes with Chronic Complications = 1(%) 94 (31.4) 36 (22.4)
Renal Failure = 1(%) 69 (23.1) 25 (15.5)
Obesity = 1(%) 65 (21.7) 27 (16.8)
Weight Loss = 1(%) 58 (19.4) 11 (6.8)
Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders = 1 (%) 132 (44.1) 41 (25.5)
AIDS/HIV = 1(%) 2 (0.7) 0 (0.0)
Alcohol Abuse = 1 (%) 78 (26.1) 24 (14.9)
Anemia Deficiency = 1(%) 100 (33.4) 33 (20.5)
Rheumatoid Arthritis = 1(%) 12 (4.0) 4 (2.5)
Blood Loss Anemia = 1 (%) 14 (4.7) 2 (1.2)
Coagulopathy = 1 (%) 50 (16.7) 10 (6.2)
Depression = 1(%) 105 (35.1) 38 (23.6)
Drug Abuse = 1(%) 60 (20.1) 13 (8.1)
Hypothyroidism = 1(%) 50 (16.7) 19 (11.8)
Liver Disease = 1(%) 57 (19.1) 27 (16.8)
Lymphoma = 1(%) 10 (3.3) 4 (2.5)
Metastatic Cancer = 1(%) 15 (5.0) 3 (1.9)
Other Neurological Disorders = 1(%) 123 (41.1) 48 (29.8)
Paralysis = 1(%) 24 (8.0) 12 (7.5)
Peripheral Vascular Disease = 1(%) 74 (24.7) 26 (16.1)
Psychiatric Disorders = 1(%) 77 (25.8) 15 (9.3)
Pulmonary Circulation Disorder = 1(%) 21 (7.0) 2 (1.2)
Solid Tumor without Metastasis = 1(%) 48 (16.1) 12 (7.5)
Peptic Ulcer Disease = 1(%) 10 (3.3) 1 (0.6)
Valvular Disease = 1(%) 68 (22.7) 17 (10.6)
  1. ACC Advanced Care Coordination, SD Standard Deviation