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Table 1.116: Percent of improvement in ambulation/locomotiona 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 35.09 33.94 0.03 33.86   0.03
             
Alabama 35.20 35.58 0.24 33.84 33.95 0.24
Alaska 35.13 34.49 1.34 31.08 29.61 1.31
Arizona 37.51 34.10 0.29 37.91 34.70 0.32
Arkansas 34.47 34.44 0.35 33.77 33.28 0.36
California 38.28 36.08 0.11 36.49 34.22 0.11
Colorado 31.74 32.91 0.30 29.33 30.73 0.32
Connecticut 31.76 34.63 0.27 31.05 32.98 0.27
Delaware 33.89 32.76 0.57 34.61 33.69 0.54
District of Columbia 39.63 34.81 0.89 40.08 35.38 0.81
Florida 36.11 36.01 0.11 35.23 35.15 0.11
Georgia 37.22 34.91 0.23 36.27 34.00 0.24
Hawaii 41.80 36.86 0.75 38.34 33.42 0.72
Idaho 33.41 33.48 0.55 31.80 32.71 0.57
Illinois 33.03 34.64 0.16 32.26 33.75 0.16
Indiana 34.00 34.74 0.27 32.84 33.92 0.27
Iowa 29.81 31.90 0.38 27.74 30.83 0.37
Kansas 34.09 34.11 0.42 30.08 30.97 0.42
Kentucky 33.41 35.04 0.26 32.62 33.92 0.26
Louisiana 34.42 35.73 0.27 33.02 34.33 0.28
Maine 31.27 33.11 0.42 29.95 32.01 0.42
Maryland 36.95 36.11 0.26 37.09 36.15 0.27
Massachusetts 30.68 32.94 0.18 28.80 30.96 0.18
Michigan 36.49 35.57 0.16 34.83 34.10 0.16
Minnesota 31.08 32.83 0.33 28.73 30.76 0.34
Mississippi 36.89 36.30 0.31 34.69 34.69 0.32
Missouri 36.79 35.60 0.22 32.57 32.53 0.21
Montana 32.84 34.92 0.66 28.57 30.75 0.64
Nebraska 30.45 32.73 0.47 27.37 29.74 0.46
Nevada 36.70 34.35 0.47 35.03 33.20 0.51
New Hampshire 30.96 32.97 0.49 30.72 32.43 0.50
New Jersey 37.10 36.92 0.19 37.67 37.41 0.20
New Mexico 39.24 36.50 0.51 37.86 36.22 0.50
New York 33.32 35.03 0.13 33.08 34.23 0.14
North Carolina 37.45 35.61 0.19 36.24 35.08 0.20
North Dakota 28.54 30.55 0.72 24.98 27.73 0.68
Ohio 34.54 34.97 0.17 33.57 34.25 0.17
Oklahoma 33.69 33.99 0.30 32.12 32.28 0.31
Oregon 34.76 33.07 0.31 33.43 31.80 0.31
Pennsylvannia 32.84 34.32 0.13 31.62 33.01 0.13
Puerto Ricob       45.30 39.21 0.35
Rhode Island 32.27 34.98 0.43 30.83 34.02 0.45
South Carolina 41.28 38.60 0.30 38.77 35.89 0.30
South Dakota 30.06 33.07 0.75 26.47 29.01 0.73
Tennessee 35.88 36.61 0.22 34.80 35.52 0.22
Texas 32.68 33.45 0.13 31.51 32.00 0.14
Utah 36.96 36.92 0.42 34.86 35.89 0.43
Vermont 29.83 30.88 0.65 31.82 32.62 0.69
Virgin Islandsb       42.99 36.49 4.79
Virginia 36.48 35.59 0.22 36.89 35.79 0.23
Washington 33.71 32.85 0.26 31.58 30.84 0.26
West Virginia 37.19 38.66 0.41 33.87 34.24 0.41
Wisconsin 30.78 32.47 0.30 29.70 31.19 0.31
Wyoming 31.47 31.82 1.02 27.11 27.91 1.03
             

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

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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