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Table 1.117: Percent of improvement in toiletinga 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 61.01   0.05 59.27   0.06
             
Alabama 60.49 61.23 0.35 58.54 59.55 0.35
Alaska 53.09 65.16 1.94 48.40 58.77 2.05
Arizona 63.70 60.66 0.44 62.79 60.63 0.48
Arkansas 61.80 61.08 0.59 59.50 59.50 0.60
California 61.23 60.25 0.14 58.29 57.43 0.15
Colorado 65.07 64.07 0.58 62.32 62.66 0.67
Connecticut 60.20 63.01 0.55 57.90 59.28 0.58
Delaware 62.65 59.08 0.98 64.50 60.03 0.92
District of Columbia 62.47 56.08 1.43 63.01 58.95 1.28
Florida 60.93 60.59 0.18 60.24 59.51 0.18
Georgia 61.80 61.09 0.33 59.51 59.46 0.34
Hawaii 52.46 58.56 0.98 53.91 58.05 0.97
Idaho 61.01 61.58 0.93 57.85 59.87 1.02
Illinois 61.48 60.41 0.26 60.17 59.11 0.28
Indiana 62.65 62.55 0.46 60.68 60.96 0.48
Iowa 65.21 61.09 0.79 63.69 59.75 0.83
Kansas 63.10 62.37 0.74 60.10 59.92 0.80
Kentucky 61.30 62.08 0.43 60.05 59.72 0.45
Louisiana 57.46 57.11 0.42 55.76 55.96 0.43
Maine 57.34 61.98 0.92 55.91 60.77 0.92
Maryland 65.40 62.28 0.39 64.48 60.97 0.40
Massachusetts 59.56 60.81 0.40 57.64 58.54 0.42
Michigan 65.00 63.45 0.26 63.00 61.87 0.28
Minnesota 63.33 62.71 0.64 60.22 59.36 0.72
Mississippi 60.42 61.09 0.46 59.74 60.02 0.47
Missouri 67.47 64.27 0.38 65.08 62.42 0.39
Montana 57.89 62.44 1.24 54.60 58.52 1.26
Nebraska 64.01 63.87 1.04 62.05 61.24 1.08
Nevada 61.18 60.27 0.80 61.45 59.73 0.87
New Hampshire 61.00 63.05 1.14 56.59 59.72 1.15
New Jersey 62.97 62.32 0.31 61.98 60.90 0.32
New Mexico 64.14 63.54 0.75 62.93 63.37 0.74
New York 61.06 60.72 0.23 60.28 59.01 0.24
North Carolina 61.39 60.87 0.29 58.76 59.35 0.30
North Dakota 63.10 63.43 1.76 61.29 62.35 1.72
Ohio 62.96 61.75 0.29 60.41 59.21 0.30
Oklahoma 58.73 56.95 0.51 59.76 57.63 0.52
Oregon 55.05 63.79 0.47 53.15 61.91 0.47
Pennsylvania 60.67 61.36 0.23 57.90 58.57 0.24
Puerto Ricob       55.15 60.63 0.43
Rhode Island 65.06 65.92 0.90 60.31 62.99 0.98
South Carolina 64.77 64.01 0.41 61.65 60.04 0.42
South Dakota 64.07 66.49 1.51 61.55 60.98 1.62
Tennessee 62.13 63.01 0.33 60.59 61.79 0.34
Texas 55.64 56.22 0.21 55.03 55.61 0.22
Utah 65.51 62.09 0.65 62.79 60.07 0.68
Vermont 61.13 62.69 1.46 60.54 60.00 1.52
Virgin Islandsb       48.53 56.23 6.06
Virginia 60.95 61.87 0.32 60.22 60.65 0.33
Washington 55.49 62.32 0.43 54.07 60.65 0.44
West Virginia 56.72 61.53 0.58 54.33 58.94 0.60
Wisconsin 56.99 60.33 0.61 56.18 59.74 0.63
Wyoming 65.74 60.45 1.97 67.17 64.16 2.03
             

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

bData not available for year 2003.

cOnly 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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