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Table 1.104

Percent of improvement in urinary incontinencea for home health episodes, by State, 2002
     
State Risk adjusted percent Standard error
United States 47.14 0.06
Alabama 44.15 0.38
Alaska 41.48 2.02
Arizona 57.08 0.59
Arkansas 38.32 0.54
California 50.27 0.20
Colorado 46.23 0.60
Connecticut 50.80 0.55
Delaware 55.35 1.05
District of Columbia 52.46 1.60
Florida 49.54 0.20
Georgia 48.79 0.40
Hawaii 52.71 1.29
Idaho 37.25 0.89
Illinois 48.77 0.29
Indiana 44.94 0.47
Iowa 35.23 0.64
Kansas 33.27 0.68
Kentucky 42.25 0.44
Louisiana 40.33 0.41
Maine 47.83 0.78
Maryland 50.86 0.49
Massachusetts 50.80 0.38
Michigan 50.39 0.28
Minnesota 43.91 0.62
Mississippi 45.14 0.48
Missouri 47.37 0.38
Montana 35.20 1.05
Nebraska 40.61 0.84
Nevada 53.60 0.97
New Hampshire 45.86 0.91
New Jersey 57.51 0.39
New Mexico 53.18 0.87
New York 53.02 0.26
North Carolina 47.75 0.35
North Dakota 30.64 1.19
Ohio 47.47 0.30
Oklahoma 33.53 0.44
Oregon 49.71 0.50
Pennsylvania 50.61 0.24
Puerto Rico 49.32 0.61
Rhode Island 57.35 0.80
South Carolina 49.18 0.55
South Dakota 34.38 1.25
Tennessee 43.99 0.34
Texas 37.47 0.21
Utah 47.64 0.72
Vermont 50.67 1.24
Virgin Islands 57.76 8.01
Virginia 45.54 0.37
Washington 46.49 0.44
West Virginia 42.94 0.66
Wisconsin 43.73 0.56
Wyoming 38.89 1.84

a Consumer language for this measure is: Percentage of patients who are having less of a problem with urinary incontinence or wetting themselves. 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.

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