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Table 1.113: Percent of improvement in bathinga for home health episodes, by State, 2002 and 2003

  2003 2002
State Observed percent Risk adjusted percentc Standard error of observed rate Observed percent Risk adjusted percentc Standard error of observed rate
             
United States 58.46   0.03 56.76   0.04
             
Alabama 57.54 58.11 0.25 54.08 54.98 0.26
Alaska 47.12 57.24 1.39 45.50 54.57 1.40
Arizona 60.48 60.51 0.30 60.42 60.82 0.32
Arkansas 57.43 57.21 0.37 56.45 56.54 0.37
California 59.36 62.07 0.11 56.83 59.25 0.11
Colorado 56.75 60.56 0.32 54.93 59.07 0.35
Connecticut 59.65 58.24 0.28 58.25 55.73 0.28
Delaware 60.10 54.84 0.59 61.31 55.66 0.55
District of Columbia 60.76 58.24 0.91 59.57 57.62 0.82
Florida 60.22 61.30 0.11 59.22 60.03 0.11
Georgia 57.35 55.70 0.23 55.03 53.89 0.24
Hawaii 52.86 61.50 0.75 51.42 59.32 0.74
Idaho 55.57 58.16 0.58 55.73 59.36 0.60
Illinois 59.65 57.67 0.16 58.23 56.12 0.17
Indiana 57.76 54.96 0.27 56.42 53.76 0.28
Iowa 62.16 54.83 0.39 59.65 53.03 0.40
Kansas 58.01 58.08 0.43 54.23 54.77 0.46
Kentucky 54.68 51.99 0.27 53.25 50.39 0.28
Louisiana 56.37 59.41 0.28 54.88 57.65 0.29
Maine 59.29 55.91 0.44 57.81 54.76 0.44
Maryland 61.99 57.28 0.26 59.88 55.82 0.27
Massachusetts 56.01 54.92 0.19 54.78 53.45 0.19
Michigan 61.40 61.74 0.16 59.54 59.91 0.16
Minnesota 58.54 56.54 0.34 56.42 54.40 0.36
Mississippi 57.30 56.99 0.32 55.49 55.75 0.33
Missouri 63.72 59.13 0.22 60.80 56.90 0.22
Montana 53.22 57.90 0.69 49.41 54.62 0.70
Nebraska 60.29 58.62 0.50 57.83 56.18 0.51
Nevada 61.24 62.50 0.48 59.59 60.34 0.52
New Hampshire 60.28 57.80 0.52 59.25 57.79 0.53
New Jersey 60.89 59.08 0.19 60.94 58.58 0.19
New Mexico 63.31 65.10 0.49 61.67 65.09 0.49
New York 59.24 58.75 0.14 58.24 57.47 0.14
North Carolina 57.27 54.34 0.20 55.35 53.25 0.20
North Dakota 55.73 53.39 0.77 53.56 52.33 0.76
Ohio 58.65 54.94 0.17 56.82 53.11 0.17
Oklahoma 56.40 59.09 0.31 54.63 57.54 0.32
Oregon 53.89 60.79 0.32 51.40 58.52 0.32
Pennsylvania 57.77 55.44 0.13 55.98 53.80 0.14
Puerto Ricob       58.96 71.50 0.35
Rhode Island 63.31 59.43 0.44 61.37 57.64 0.46
South Carolina 61.49 59.94 0.29 58.50 57.01 0.30
South Dakota 55.68 56.91 0.79 53.37 52.77 0.80
Tennessee 56.23 57.07 0.22 54.64 55.63 0.23
Texas 52.58 58.25 0.14 50.69 56.39 0.15
Utah 60.58 64.76 0.43 58.42 63.01 0.44
Vermont 60.19 56.85 0.70 61.42 57.04 0.72
Virgin Islandsb       49.52 59.73 4.88
Virginia 58.24 55.40 0.22 56.91 54.24 0.23
Washington 54.34 58.92 0.27 52.14 57.18 0.28
West Virginia 54.80 55.22 0.41 51.54 51.75 0.43
Wisconsin 56.75 53.06 0.32 54.84 51.74 0.33
Wyoming 57.88 58.63 1.09 54.75 55.81 1.14
             

a Consumer language used on the Home Health Compare Web site for this measure is: Percentage of patients who get better at bathing.

bData not available for year 2003.

c Only observed national rate reported as in Home Health Compare.

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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