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Table 1.115: Percent of improvement in transferringa 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 49.40   0.04 48.49   0.04
             
Alabama 47.10 50.06 0.28 45.86 49.08 0.28
Alaska 46.68 52.75 1.58 41.47 46.44 1.67
Arizona 52.51 49.89 0.34 51.69 49.40 0.37
Arkansas 47.42 47.98 0.42 46.87 47.56 0.43
California 48.73 48.43 0.12 47.26 47.01 0.13
Colorado 48.73 46.98 0.37 49.58 48.41 0.42
Connecticut 45.69 45.41 0.33 47.45 46.04 0.35
Delaware 52.53 49.99 0.70 52.34 48.73 0.65
District of Columbia 52.21 47.21 1.04 53.89 50.44 0.97
Florida 51.08 50.74 0.12 50.65 50.10 0.13
Georgia 51.75 52.58 0.26 50.53 51.73 0.27
Hawaii 46.63 50.69 0.84 44.79 47.99 0.82
Idaho 49.66 48.67 0.66 49.02 49.17 0.70
Illinois 50.07 49.02 0.18 49.51 48.49 0.19
Indiana 49.76 50.45 0.32 48.53 49.41 0.33
Iowa 47.31 44.51 0.47 44.29 42.11 0.48
Kansas 48.91 49.21 0.50 46.09 46.62 0.54
Kentucky 47.16 48.87 0.31 47.88 49.20 0.32
Louisiana 42.36 43.80 0.31 41.72 43.57 0.32
Maine 47.89 48.63 0.55 48.71 49.73 0.57
Maryland 53.73 52.89 0.30 53.37 52.70 0.32
Massachusetts 46.09 44.85 0.23 45.54 43.69 0.24
Michigan 53.40 52.04 0.18 51.33 49.99 0.19
Minnesota 47.25 44.59 0.41 45.43 43.51 0.44
Mississippi 46.72 49.36 0.35 45.46 47.92 0.36
Missouri 53.53 51.49 0.26 51.73 49.87 0.26
Montana 44.38 45.45 0.77 38.61 40.08 0.77
Nebraska 49.60 47.80 0.60 44.64 42.73 0.62
Nevada 53.35 50.48 0.56 52.55 49.24 0.61
New Hampshire 48.15 47.24 0.64 47.26 47.08 0.66
New Jersey 54.07 53.52 0.23 54.85 53.72 0.23
New Mexico 54.53 53.15 0.59 51.54 51.09 0.59
New York 49.86 49.59 0.16 50.56 49.81 0.17
North Carolina 52.57 52.59 0.23 49.94 51.01 0.23
North Dakota 39.03 36.34 0.87 41.47 39.14 0.89
Ohio 52.36 51.60 0.20 50.52 49.66 0.21
Oklahoma 43.90 45.11 0.35 44.19 45.24 0.37
Oregon 46.62 49.84 0.37 44.99 48.36 0.37
Pennsylvania 49.24 49.22 0.15 47.88 47.89 0.16
Puerto Ricob       51.81 53.77 0.38
Rhode Island 47.11 46.19 0.52 47.32 46.39 0.56
South Carolina 55.65 54.76 0.33 53.19 52.39 0.34
South Dakota 46.29 48.28 0.93 44.19 43.49 0.97
Tennessee 48.35 50.58 0.25 47.00 49.55 0.25
Texas 42.27 43.97 0.15 41.72 43.45 0.16
Utah 56.08 54.37 0.46 52.08 51.11 0.48
Vermont 48.35 47.41 0.86 51.14 48.30 0.89
Virgin Islandsb       56.82 55.73 5.28
Virginia 49.88 50.92 0.25 49.36 50.12 0.26
Washington 46.54 48.37 0.31 45.95 47.85 0.32
West Virginia 49.00 53.37 0.47 45.42 49.22 0.48
Wisconsin 45.63 45.26 0.37 47.29 46.81 0.39
Wyoming 54.42 52.60 1.36 50.36 48.42 1.42
             

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

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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