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2003 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.96: Home Helth Care, 2002

Percent of improvement in management of oral medicationsa for home health episodes, by State, 2002
     
State Risk adjusted percent Standard error
United States 35.02 0.04
Alabama 33.82 0.29
Alaska 29.44 1.40
Arizona 37.80 0.42
Arkansas 35.38 0.47
California 35.96 0.13
Colorado 33.28 0.43
Connecticut 33.03 0.35
Delaware 34.97 0.75
District of Columbia 43.14 1.15
Florida 38.76 0.15
Georgia 34.20 0.29
Hawaii 26.82 0.76
Idaho 31.18 0.70
Illinois 37.88 0.21
Indiana 33.01 0.34
Iowa 30.07 0.51
Kansas 27.89 0.53
Kentucky 32.67 0.34
Louisiana 36.30 0.35
Maine 31.32 0.54
Maryland 35.28 0.35
Massachusetts 32.96 0.24
Michigan 36.80 0.20
Minnesota 29.05 0.44
Mississippi 38.49 0.41
Missouri 34.30 0.29
Montana 30.41 0.80
Nebraska 29.02 0.62
Nevada 42.05 0.71
New Hampshire 35.00 0.67
New Jersey 37.88 0.26
New Mexico 38.89 0.63
New York 37.63 0.19
North Carolina 31.04 0.24
North Dakota 25.08 0.88
Ohio 33.87 0.22
Oklahoma 34.64 0.40
Oregon 32.79 0.34
Pennsylvania 34.53 0.16
Puerto Rico 39.04 0.39
Rhode Island 34.54 0.57
South Carolina 32.90 0.36
South Dakota 26.76 0.91
Tennessee 35.07 0.27
Texas 33.68 0.17
Utah 36.59 0.56
Vermont 34.41 0.94
Virgin Islands 34.26 5.16
Virginia 33.68 0.28
Washington 32.53 0.31
West Virginia 29.32 0.47
Wisconsin 29.46 0.39
Wyoming 29.67 1.38

aConsumer language used on the Home Health Compare web site for this measure is: Percentage of patients who get better at taking their medicines correctly (by mouth).

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

Table 1.95: Home Health Care, 2002 Table 1.97: Home Health Care, 2002

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