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Table 1.103

Percent of improvement in dyspneaa for home health episodes, by State, 2002
     
State Risk adjusted percent Standard error
United States 53.23 0.04
Alabama 47.82 0.29
Alaska 50.82 1.60
Arizona 59.76 0.40
Arkansas 45.55 0.42
California 55.86 0.14
Colorado 56.92 0.42
Connecticut 57.31 0.34
Delaware 59.21 0.66
District of Columbia 62.26 1.04
Florida 52.54 0.13
Georgia 52.33 0.28
Hawaii 60.95 1.05
Idaho 54.42 0.73
Illinois 56.17 0.20
Indiana 52.30 0.33
Iowa 48.42 0.47
Kansas 47.48 0.52
Kentucky 45.89 0.30
Louisiana 42.63 0.31
Maine 53.29 0.52
Maryland 57.68 0.35
Massachusetts 53.08 0.22
Michigan 57.43 0.19
Minnesota 53.17 0.45
Mississippi 47.08 0.36
Missouri 54.21 0.26
Montana 49.64 0.85
Nebraska 51.94 0.63
Nevada 55.31 0.61
New Hampshire 53.98 0.62
New Jersey 60.50 0.24
New Mexico 62.85 0.61
New York 57.77 0.17
North Carolina 55.36 0.25
North Dakota 48.71 0.86
Ohio 53.73 0.21
Oklahoma 41.81 0.35
Oregon 57.06 0.42
Pennsylvania 53.15 0.16
Puerto Rico 59.87 0.46
Rhode Island 60.30 0.55
South Carolina 57.45 0.37
South Dakota 50.35 0.93
Tennessee 49.07 0.25
Texas 43.52 0.16
Utah 59.50 0.51
Vermont 55.09 0.86
Virgin Islands 62.42 7.87
Virginia 53.98 0.28
Washington 55.90 0.36
West Virginia 47.05 0.49
Wisconsin 55.71 0.40
Wyoming 51.17 1.38

aConsumer language for this measure is: Percentage of patients who are short of breath less often. The CMS report results of testing this language is available at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/OASIS/.

Source: Calculated by the Center for Health Services and Policy Research, University of Colorado, from Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS)data.

Table 1.102: Improvement in getting Around, 2002 Table 1.104

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